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Levomefolic Acid


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A natural, active form of folic acid used at the cellular level for DNA reproduction, the cysteine cycle and the regulation of homocysteine among other functions. It is a coenzymated form of folic acid and a more bioavailable alternative in dietary supplements. It has been proposed for treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Catalog #015555
FormOff-White Solid
Melting Point221-224°C (dec.)
SolubilityAqueous Base
CAS Number31690-09-2
Molecular FormulaC20H25N7O6
Molecular Weight459.46
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; (6S)-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid; 5-Methyl-(6S)-tetrahydrofolic Acid; LMSR; l-N5; Methyl-L-tetrahydrofolic Acid;

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