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L- Methyl Folate
IUPAC Name : (2S)-2-[ [4-[(2-Amino-5-methyl-4-oxo-1,6,7,8-tetrahydropteridin-6-yl) methylamino]benzoyl]amino]pentanedioic acid
CAS Number :134-35-0, 151533-22-1 (calcium salt)
Therapeutic Category: Dietary management
Indication : Levomefolic acid has been proposed for treatment of cardiovascular disease and advanced cancers such as breast and colorectal cancers.
Dosage: 7.5 mg or 15 mg orally once daily
Class: Levomefolic acid also known as 5-MTHF, l-methylfolate and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate is the active form of folic acid
It is active form of folic acid used at the cellular level for DNA reproduction, the cysteine cycle and the regulation of homocysteine among other functions. The un-methylated form, folic acid (vitamin B9), is a form of folate found in a variety of foods and can be isolated or synthesized for use in nutritional supplements.
Mechanism of Action:
The un-methylated form, folic acid (vitamin B9), is a form of folate found in a variety of foods and can be isolated or synthesized for use in nutritional supplements. Folic acid is metabolized in the body into levomefolic acid
Levomefolate calcium, a calcium salt of levomefolic acid, is sold under the brand names Metafolin and Deplin (trademark of Pamlab, LLC)