pteroylglutamic acid

pteroylglutamic acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pteroyl, the radical (C13H11N6O)CO + glutamic acid Date: 1943 folic acid

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  • pteroylglutamic acid — pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic acid .ter ə .wil glü .tam ik n FOLIC ACID abbr. PGA * * * see folic acid * * * (PteGlu) pter·o·yl·glu·tam·ic ac·id (PteGlu) (ter″o əl gloo tamґik) folic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • pteroylglutamic acid — n. = FOLIC ACID. Etymology: pteroic acid + YL + GLUTAMIC (ACID) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pteroylglutamic acid — noun The old name for folic acid, a polycyclic heterocyclic carboxylic acid of the vitamin B complex, essential for cell growth and reproduction. Syn: vitamin B<sub>9</sub>, vitamin B<sub>c</sub> …   Wiktionary

  • pteroylglutamic acid — see folic acid …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Кислота Фолиевая (Folic Acid), Кислота Птероилглютаминовая (Pteroylglutamic Acid) — витамин В, играющий важную роль в процессе синтеза нуклеиновых кислот. Метаболическая роль фолиевой кислоты зависит от наличия в организме витамина В 12 (оба эти вещества необходимы для быстрого деления клеток), и дефицит одного из них может… …   Медицинские термины

  • Кислота Птероилглютаминовая (Pteroylglutamic Acid) — см. Кислота фолиевая. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • pteroylglutamic — adjective Describing an amino acid in the vitamin B complex; folic (as in pteroylglutamic acid) …   Wiktionary

  • folic acid — pteroylglutamic acid a B vitamin that is important in the synthesis of nucleic acids. The metabolic role of folic acid is interdependent with that of vitamin B 12 (both are required by rapidly dividing cells) and a deficiency of one may lead to… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Folic acid — One of the B vitamins that is a key factor in the synthesis (the making) of nucleic acid (DNA and RNA). A deficiency of folic acid after birth causes a kind of anemia, namely, megaloblastic anemia in which there is a paucity of red blood cells… …   Medical dictionary

  • Folinic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name (2S) 2 {[4 [(2 amino 5 formyl 4 oxo 5,6,7,8 tetrahydro 1H pteridin 6 yl)methylamino] benzoyl]amino}pentanedioic acid Clinical data …   Wikipedia

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