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Compound Summary for: CID 6037

Folic Acid

Also known as: Folate, Folacin, Pteroylglutamic acid, Vitamin M, Folvite, Vitamin Bc, PteGlu, Acifolic, Folcidin
Molecular Formula: C19H19N7O6   Molecular Weight: 441.39746   InChIKey: OVBPIULPVIDEAO-LBPRGKRZSA-N
A member of the vitamin B family that stimulates the hematopoietic system. It is present in the liver and kidney and is found in mushrooms, spinach, yeast, green leaves, and grasses (POACEAE). Folic acid is used in the treatment and prevention of folate deficiencies and megaloblastic anemia.   From: MeSH
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