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Folic acid

Folic Acid, Folvite, Orphacol (folic acid) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Folic acid was first approved as Folic Acid on 1982-01-01. It is used to treat folic acid deficiency and megaloblastic anemia in the USA. It has been approved in Europe to treat digestive system diseases and inborn errors metabolism. It is known to target proton-coupled folate transporter and reduced folate transporter.


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folic acid






digestive system diseases, folic acid deficiency, inborn errors metabolism, megaloblastic anemia

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