Folic acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

PteGlu, Vitamin M, Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid
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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.

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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.  ​

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Krista S Crider et al.
The American journal of clinical nutrition, 98(5), 1272-1281 (2013-09-06)
Childhood asthma has become a critical public health problem because of its high morbidity and increasing prevalence. The impact of nutrition and other exposures during pregnancy on long-term health and development of children has been of increasing interest. We performed...
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...
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...
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...
Vinod Devalia et al.
British journal of haematology, 166(4), 496-513 (2014-06-20)
The clinical picture is the most important factor in assessing the significance of test results assessing cobalamin status because there is no 'gold standard' test to define deficiency. Serum cobalamin currently remains the first-line test, with additional second-line plasma methylmalonic...
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