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Descriptor English:   Folic Acid 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ácido Fólico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ácido Fólico 
Synonyms English:   B9, Vitamin
Folic Acid, (D)-Isomer
Folic Acid, (DL)-Isomer
Folic Acid, Calcium Salt (1:1)
Folic Acid, Monopotassium Salt
Folic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Folic Acid, Potassium Salt
Folic Acid, Sodium Salt
Pteroylglutamic Acid
Vitamin B9
Vitamin M  
Tree Number:   D03.633.100.733.631.400
Definition English:   A member of the vitamin B family that stimulates the hematopoietic system. It is present in the liver and kidney and is found in mushrooms, spinach, yeast, green leaves, and grasses (POACEAE). Folic acid is used in the treatment and prevention of folate deficiencies and megaloblastic anemia. 
Pharmacological Action:   Hematinics
Vitamin B Complex
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Folic Acid/antagonists & inhibitors use Folic Acid Antagonists
Folic Acid/deficiency use Folic Acid Deficiency
History Note English:   HOMOFOLIC ACID was heading 1975-84 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   5629 
Unique Identifier:   D005492 

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