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Vitamin B9

Folic acid is a water-soluble vitamin, named for its first extraction from spinach leaves. It participates in the whole process of human metabolism and is an essential vitamin for the synthesis of DNA, an important substance in human body.
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Folic acid is an important B-group water-soluble vitamin. It was isolated from spinach in 1941. It is named for its rich content in green leaves, also known as pteroylglutamic acid. There are several forms in nature. The parent compound is composed of tripterine, p-aminobenzoic acid and glutamate. The bioactive form of folic acid is tetrahydrofolate. Folic acid is a dark yellow substance, which is not easy to dissolve in water, and its sodium salt has high solubility. It is thermally stable in neutral and alkaline solutions, but decomposes when the temperature exceeds 100 ℃ in acidic solutions.


Folic acid can improve megaloblastic anemia. A safe amount of folic acid intake by pregnant women can prevent vascular sclerosis, fetal malformation and premature delivery; In addition, pregnant women need to supplement folic acid in the first three months of pregnancy to meet the needs of pregnancy, because generally folic acid can play a physiological role only after 4 weeks of intake. Lactating women can promote milk secretion by supplementing folic acid. Folic acid supplementation can improve tongue redness, swelling and pain, mental depression, fatigue and insomnia; Prevent intestinal parasites and food poisoning; Promote skin health and breed oral mucosal ulcer; Taking it with pantothenic acid and p-aminobenzoic acid can prevent white hair; When the body is weak, taking it can promote appetite.


Biochemical research; The clinical drug is vitamin B group, which is used for the treatment of pregnancy and infantile giant cell anemia. Anti anemia drug, used for symptomatic or nutritional giant cell anemia. Folic acid is used as a biochemical reagent and also in the pharmaceutical industry. Folic acid is an anti anemia drug. As a food fortifier. It can also prevent most neural tube defects (NTDs). As food fortifier; It is also used in pharmaceutical industry, polyamide industry to prepare nylon and saturated polyurethane. Folic acid is used in feed, medicine and food, but it is mainly used in feed. Substrate of dihydrofolate reductase

Pteroylglutamic acid
Folic acid
CAS 59-30-3
Vitamin B9
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