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tetrahydrofolate


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abbr.: H4folate or (not recommended) THF; N‐[4‐ {[(2‐amino‐3,4,5,6,7,8‐hexahydro‐4‐oxo‐pteridin‐6‐yl)methyl]amino benzoyl]‐l‐glutamate; folate bearing additional hydrogens at positions 5, 6, 7, and 8 of the pterin moiety. It is formed by the action of dihydrofolate reductase on dihydrofolate with NADPH as co‐substrate.

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Subjects: Chemistry.


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