"Folic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A member of the vitamin B family that stimulates the hematopoietic system. It is present in the liver and kidney and is found in mushrooms, spinach, yeast, green leaves, and grasses (POACEAE). Folic acid is used in the treatment and prevention of folate deficiencies and megaloblastic anemia.
- Folic Acid
- Vitamin M
- Vitamin B9
- B9, Vitamin
- Pteroylglutamic Acid
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Folic Acid" by people in Profiles.
Metabolomic changes associated with chronic arsenic exposure in a Bangladeshi population. Chemosphere. 2023 Apr; 320:137998.
Assessing the Hepatic Safety of Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) in Reproductive-Aged Women. Nutrients. 2023 Jan 09; 15(2).
The role of neurosurgeons in global public health: the case of folic acid fortification of staple foods to prevent spina bifida. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2023 01 01; 31(1):8-15.
Association Between Folic Acid Prescription Fills and Suicide Attempts and Intentional Self-harm Among Privately Insured US Adults. JAMA Psychiatry. 2022 11 01; 79(11):1118-1123.
Mandatory food fortification with folic acid - Authors' reply. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 10; 10(10):e1391-e1392.
Preventing birth defects, saving lives, and promoting health equity: an urgent call to action for universal mandatory food fortification with folic acid. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 07; 10(7):e1053-e1057.
Mitochondrial NADP(H) generation is essential for proline biosynthesis. Science. 2021 05 28; 372(6545):968-972.
A missense variant in FTCD is associated with arsenic metabolism and toxicity phenotypes in Bangladesh. PLoS Genet. 2019 03; 15(3):e1007984.
Reducing inequities in preventable neural tube defects: the critical and underutilized role of neurosurgical advocacy for folate fortification. Neurosurg Focus. 2018 10; 45(4):E20.
Quantum dot-loaded monofunctionalized DNA icosahedra for single-particle tracking of endocytic pathways. Nat Nanotechnol. 2016 12; 11(12):1112-1119.