Methylcobalamin is necessary for the production of energy from fats and proteins and is well known for its critical roles in DNA synthesis, as well as in homocysteine metabolism.*
Methylcobalamin is the co-enzyme form, of vitamin B-12 that has been found to be especially critical in the maintenance of a healthy nervous system.* Dietary sources are almost exclusively of animal origin (meat and dairy) and supplementation with B-12 may be especially important for strict vegetarians. Oppuland Methyl B-12 is vegetarian/vegan (non-animal derived).