OBO ID: CHEBI:15633
Term Name: dihydrofolic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 7,8-Dihydrofolate
  • 7,8-Dihydrofolic acid
  • 7,8-Dihydropteroylglutamate
  • Dihydrofolate
  • Dihydrofolic acid
  • N-(4-{[(2-amino-4-oxo-3,4,7,8-tetrahydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}benzoyl)-L-glutamic acid
  • N-(7,8-dihydropteroyl)-L-glutamic acid
Definition: A folic acid derivative acted upon by dihydrofolate reductase to produce tetrahydrofolic acid. It interacts with bacteria during cell division and is targeted by various drugs to prevent nucleic acid synthesis.
References:
  • CAS:4033-27-6
  • DrugBank:DB02015
  • KEGG:C00415
  • KNApSAcK:C00007248
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available