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Formyltetrahydrofolates MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Formyltetrahydrofolates
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.733.631.400.800.350
D08.211.840.300
Unique ID
D005575
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005575
Annotation
deficiency: coordinate FORMYLTETRAHYDROFOLATES /‌defic (IM) with FOLIC ACID DEFICIENCY (IM)
Scope Note
Tetrahydrofolates which are substituted by a formyl group at either the nitrogen atom in the 5 position or the nitrogen atom in the 10 position. N(5)-Formyltetrahydrofolate is leucovorin (citrovorum factor) while N(10)-formyltetrahydrofolate is an active coenzyme which functions as a carrier of the formyl group in a number of enzymatic reactions.
Entry Term(s)
Formyltetrahydrofolic Acids
N(10)-Formyltetrahydrofolate
Pharm Action
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Citrovorum Factor (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
1991; FORMYLTETRAHYDROFOLATES was indexed under TETRAHYDROFOLATES 1976-1990
History Note
1991 (1976)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2018/02/27
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