OBO ID: CHEBI:15637
Term Name: 10-formyltetrahydrofolic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (6S)-10-HCO-H4folate
  • 10-Formyl-THF
  • 10-Formyltetrahydrofolate
  • 10-formyltetrahydropteroylglutamic acid
  • 10-FTHF
  • N-(10-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteroyl)-L-glutamic acid
  • N-[4-(N-{[(6S)-2-amino-4-oxo-3,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydropteridin-6-yl]methyl}formamido)benzoyl]-L-glutamic acid
Definition: A form of tetrahydrofolate that acts as a donor of formyl groups in anabolism. In these reactions 10-formyltetrahydrofolic acid is used as a substrate in formyltransferase reactions, which is important in purine biosynthesis.
References:
  • Beilstein:101559
  • CAS:2800-34-2
  • KEGG:C00234
  • KNApSAcK:C00007251
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available