Folic Acid protein (30-AF19)

Purified Recombinant Folic Acid protein

Synonyms Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid protein, Vitamin M, PteGlu protein
Species Human
Protein Type Synthetic
Applications User optimized

Specifications

Source Pteroylglutamic acid
Purity > 98% pure
Molecular Weight 441.4 kDa
Form & Buffer Supplied as a lyophilized powder. Water content 8.4%

Storage & Safety

Storage Store at 4 deg C. Keep away from light.

General Information

Biological Significance Folic acid (also known as vitamin B9, vitamin Bc or folacin) and folate (the naturally occurring form), as well as pteroyl-L-glutamic acid, pteroyl-L-glutamate, and pteroylmonoglutamic acid are forms of the water-soluble vitamin B9. Folic acid is itself not biologically active, but its biological importance is due to tetrahydrofolate and other derivatives after its conversion to dihydrofolic acid in the liver. Vitamin B9 (folic acid and folate inclusive) is essential to numerous bodily functions. The human body needs folate to synthesize DNA, repair DNA, and methylate DNA as well as to act as a cofactor in biological reactions involving folate. It is especially important in aiding rapid cell division and growth, such as in infancy and pregnancy, as well as in "feeding" some cancers.

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