methylenetetrahydrofolate

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Etymology[edit]

methylene +‎ tetrahydrofolate

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methylenetetrahydrofolate (plural methylenetetrahydrofolates)

  1. (biochemistry) The substrate used by the enzyme methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase to generate 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (levomefolic acid).