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What Is 10-Formyl Folic Acid & What Foods Can I Find It In?

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3D-representation of 10-Formylfolic acid (src)

10-Formyl folic acid is a derivative of folic acid and folates.

It can be synthesized from folic acid together with concentrated formic acid.

10-Formyl folic acid a potent natural inhibitor of dihydrofolate reductase.

Dihydrofolate reductase is a very important enzyme needed for DNA synthesis.

10-Formyl Folic Acid In Our Daily Diet

10-Formyl folic acid is a derivative of folic acid and folates that is found in our daily diet. (source đź——)

10-Formyl folic is for instance found in eggs together with 5-methyl-tetrahydrofolate. (source đź——)

10-Formyl folic acid is a biochemical often used in cancer risk correlation studies. (source đź——)

Foods You Can Find 10-Formyl Folic Acid (10HCOFA) In

You find 10-Formyl Folic Acid (10HCOFA) mostly in vegetable products.

Examples of food sources include

  • Lettuce

Foods That Contain 10-Formyl Folic Acid (10HCOFA) In Our Nutrition Tool

You can find regularly updated top ranked lists of foods for over 200+ nutrients in our nutrition tool.

We currently have just a few foods in our nutrition tool that contain 10-Formyl Folic Acid (10HCOFA).

Here's our short list of foods that contain 10-Formyl Folic Acid (10HCOFA).

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I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family.

Nutrition is my passion. I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies.