OBO ID: CHEBI:27470
Term Name: folic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Folate
  • Folic acid
  • Folsaeure
  • N-(4-{[(2-amino-4-oxo-3,4-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}benzoyl)-L-glutamic acid
  • N-[(4-{[(2-amino-4-oxo-1,4-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}phenyl)carbonyl]-L-glutamic acid
  • N-pteroyl-L-glutamic acid
  • PGA
  • PteGlu
  • pteroyl-L-glutamic acid
  • pteroyl-L-monoglutamic acid
  • Pteroylglutamic acid
  • vitamin Bc
  • vitamin M
Definition: An N-acyl-amino acid that is a form of the water-soluble vitamin B9. Its biologically active forms (tetrahydrofolate and others) are essential for nucleotide biosynthesis and homocysteine remethylation.
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Ontology: Chebi
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