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Levomefolate Calcium (5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid Calcium Salt )


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The calcium salt of L-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid which belongs to the group of folate vitamins (Vitamin B9, Folacin). It is a coenzymated form of folic acid and a more bioavailable alternative in dietary supplements.
Catalog #015554
Specific Rotation+34.6° (c = 0.3; water)
Melting Point> 280°C (dec.)
SolubilityWater (sparingly)
Method for Determinig IdentityProton NMR (D2O) and MS
TLC ConditionsC18; Methanol : Water (4 : 1). Visualized with UV and KMnO4 (single spot; Rf = 0.75).
Elemental AnalysisCalculated: 48.28% C; 4.66% H; 19.71% N
Storage and StabilityStore at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.
CAS Number151533-22-1
Molecular FormulaC20H25CaN7O6
Molecular Weight499.53
FormOff-White to Pale Yellow Solid
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Toxicity and Hazards All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate namesN-[4-[[[(6S)-2-Amino-3,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydro-5-methyl-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl]methyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamic Acid Calcium Salt N-[4-[[(2-Amino-1,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydro-5-methyl-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamic Acid Calcium Salt; Bodyfoli

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