methyltetrahydrofolate

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English[edit]

Molecular structure of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate

Etymology[edit]

methyl +‎ tetrahydrofolate

Noun[edit]

methyltetrahydrofolate (plural methyltetrahydrofolates)

  1. (organic chemistry) A tetrahydrofolate with a methyl substituent, a key natural form of folate. The chief form is 5-methyltetrahydrofolate.

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