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Folic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Folic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.733.631.400
Unique ID
D005492
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005492
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Folacin
Folate
Folic Acid, (D)-Isomer
Folic Acid, (DL)-Isomer
Folic Acid, Calcium Salt (1:1)
Folic Acid, Monopotassium Salt
Folic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Folic Acid, Potassium Salt
Folic Acid, Sodium Salt
Folvite
Pteroylglutamic Acid
Vitamin B9
Vitamin M
Pharm Action
Hematinics
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number
935E97BOY8
Related Numbers
21179-34-0
36653-55-1
59-30-3
60672-17-5
6484-89-5
65165-91-5
65165-92-6
78168-16-8
9P9W8GGU78
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Glutamic acid, N-(4-(((2-amino-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl)amino)benzoyl)-
NLM Classification #
QU 188
Public MeSH Note
HOMOFOLIC ACID was heading 1975-84
Online Note
use FOLIC ACID/AA to search HOMOFOLIC ACID 1975-84
History Note
HOMOFOLIC ACID was heading 1975-84
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Folic Acid Antagonists
deficiency:Folic Acid Deficiency
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Folic Acid Preferred
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Folic Acid, Monosodium Salt Narrower
Folic Acid, Potassium Salt Narrower
Folic Acid, (DL)-Isomer Narrower
Folvite Narrower
Folacin Narrower
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