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USP

Folic acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
PteGlu, Vitamin M, Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C19H19N7O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
441.40
Beilstein:
100781
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

NC(N1)=NC(C2=C1N=CC(CNC3=CC=C(C(N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O)=O)C=C3)=N2)=O

InChI

1S/C19H19N7O6/c20-19-25-15-14(17(30)26-19)23-11(8-22-15)7-21-10-3-1-9(2-4-10)16(29)24-12(18(31)32)5-6-13(27)28/h1-4,8,12,21H,5-7H2,(H,24,29)(H,27,28)(H,31,32)(H3,20,22,25,26,30)/t12-/m0/s1

InChI key

OVBPIULPVIDEAO-LBPRGKRZSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Anja Osterhues et al.
Critical reviews in food science and nutrition, 53(11), 1180-1190 (2013-09-07)
The worldwide prevalence of neural tube defects (NTDs) has fallen noticeably during the past 30 years, but the specific etiology and causative mechanism of NTDs remain unknown. Since introduction of mandatory fortification of grains with folic acid, a further decrease in...
Sreenivas P Veeranki et al.
American journal of epidemiology, 179(8), 938-946 (2014-03-29)
Viral bronchiolitis affects 20%-30% of infants; because there is no known effective treatment, it is important to identify risk factors that contribute to its pathogenesis. Although adequate folate intake during the periconceptional period prevents neural tube defects, animal data suggest...
Zohra S Lassi et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 3(3), CD006896-CD006896 (2013-04-02)
During pregnancy, fetal growth causes an increase in the total number of rapidly dividing cells, which leads to increased requirements for folate. Inadequate folate intake leads to a decrease in serum folate concentration, resulting in a decrease in erythrocyte folate...
Séverine Ledoux et al.
Annals of surgery, 259(6), 1104-1110 (2014-05-14)
To study long-term nutritional deficits based on adherence to a standardized nutritional care after gastric bypass (GBP). Long-term prospective data on nutritional complications after GBP are missing. It is not known whether severe deficiencies are prevented by standard multivitamin supplementation...
Maresa E Duffy et al.
The American journal of clinical nutrition, 99(1), 96-106 (2013-11-15)
The task of revising dietary folate recommendations for optimal health is complicated by a lack of data quantifying the biomarker response that reliably reflects a given folate intake. We conducted a dose-response meta-analysis in healthy adults to quantify the typical...

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