Definitions for "Folate"
Salt formed from folic acid, a constiutent of the Vitamin B complex; extracted from liver and green leaves an produced synthetically; deficiency may occur in malnourished individuals, alcoholics and in malabsorption states, resulting in a megaloblastic anemia.
generic term that refers to pteroyl (poly)glutamate conjugates; cofactor for reactions providing one carbon subunits in the synthesis of purines and thymidine, methionine and S-adenosylmethionine and the methylation of DNA, RNA and proteins.
unnumbered member of B group of vitamins