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What Is 10-Formyl Folic Acid?

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 🗗)

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

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

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