pteroylmonoglutamic acid


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Noun1.pteroylmonoglutamic acid - a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
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In vivo characterization of the absorption and biotransformation of pteroylmonoglutamic acid in man.
Folate is the generic term for a family of compounds with similar chemical structure to folic acid or pteroylmonoglutamic acid.
1] Nonstandard abbreviafions: RCF, red cell folate; Hb, hemoglobin; MA, microbiological assay; RFPB, radio-folate-binding protein; AA, ascorbic acid; PteGlu, pteroylmonoglutamic acid (folic acid); 5C[H.