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Folic acid

Folic acid

(Science: biochemistry) Pteridine derivative that is abundant in liver and green plants and is a growth factor for some bacteria. The biochemically active form is tetrahydrofolate (see folate). A B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction.Otherwise known as vitamin c, which plays a part in the production of nucleic acids and red blood cells, therefore is an essential constituent of a balanced Diet.

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methylation and acetylation

... This is to provide enough folic acid for the developing fetus, which they are now saying that folic acid provides the methyl ...

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by kolean
Fri Dec 25, 2009 12:41 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: methylation and acetylation
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... of Alzheimer's disease.[103] Several vitamins such as B12, B3, C or folic acid have been found in some studies to be related to a reduced risk of AD[104] but other studies ...

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by vincio
Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... most of the essential minerals and many of the essential amino acids. The immune system produces a lot of antibodies to fight of the many ... be rectified by regular injections of the vitamin B12 along with the folic acid. Hereditary factors may play a role in lowering the stomach acid ...

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by Jennuan
Wed Oct 29, 2008 4:21 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911402

breast problem

... told her about my breast problem,,,she gave me vitamins n tablets of folic acid........since then i got my periods early,,,,after about,25 days.....

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by july
Tue Nov 07, 2006 4:51 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: breast problem
Replies: 41
Views: 28132

Wounds inside the mouth

... the tissue underneath is more vulnerable to irritants such as acidic foods. Several studies have reported that participants who brushed ... are: Vitamin deficiencies: B1, B2, B6, B12, C Other nutrients: zinc, folic acid, iron, selenium, calcium Allergies and sensitivities. Allergies ...

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by Winter
Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Wounds inside the mouth
Replies: 22
Views: 21301
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