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Compound Summary for: CID 444412

5-methyltetrahydrofolate

Also known as: Levomefolic acid, LMSR, 31690-09-2, UNII-8S95DH25XC, CHEBI:15641, [(6S)-5-methyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteroyl]glutamate
Molecular Formula: C20H25N7O6   Molecular Weight: 459.4558   InChIKey: ZNOVTXRBGFNYRX-STQMWFEESA-N
5-Methyltetrahydrofolate is a methylated derivate of tetrahydrofolate. It is generated by methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase from 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate and used to recycle homocysteine back to methionine by 5-methyltetrahydrofolate-homocysteine methyltransferases (also called methionine synthases).   From: DrugBank
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