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Folate

Synonym(s)

  • folate product
  • vitamin B-11

Definition(s)

A cofactor for 1-carbon transfer involved with DNA synthesis.

Definition from: NCI via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Class of water-soluble vitamins that are coenzymes in single-carbon transfers in the metabolism of nucleic and amino acids.

Definition from: NCI via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

folic acid, a vitamin B complex

Definition from: CHV via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 24, 2014