While natural folates
are found in various food products, they can be unstable and easily damaged during processing, according to the company.
The researchers have focused on vitamin B9, also called folate
, found in a range of green leafy vegetables, cereals, fruit and meats, and have discovered that the father's folate
levels is very important to the development and health of their offspring.
has been recently exploited to deliver attached drugs selectively into cells that overexpress a cell-surface FR.
, a B-vitamin, is necessary for proper neural tube development, which occurs early after conception when most women are still unaware they are pregnant.
The rationale was to improve folate
status in women of childbearing age and thereby decrease the incidence of neural tube defects (NTDs).
Belgian scientists studied the mechanisms and kinetics of vitamin stability, specifically folate
stability, during high-pressure processing.
An adequate intake of folates
is essential for the prevention of many disorders including anaemia, neural tube defects, various forms of cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer's disease, and depression," commented Dr.
Finding that the combination of high blood folate
levels and low vitamin [B.
An ARS-funded study published this year revealed details about associations between low folate
levels and various stages of depression.
To satisfy this craving, cancer cells developed mechanisms, called folate
receptors, to capture folate
more effectively than normal cells.
Further work will be carried out to develop effective, sustainable, ethically acceptable dietary strategies for folate
-rich foods and folate
-enriched products in order to meet the range of folates
indicated to be protective for human health.
3]THF to TFOL and of reduced folates
other than 5C[H.
The availability of Metafolin is a milestone in the field of folates
and opens new approaches for the dietary-supplement market," added Dr.
Methionine recycling in brain: a role for folates
and vitamin B-12.
26 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Alabama Medical Science Foundation (SAMSF) of Mobile, Alabama, and Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, have reached an exclusive license agreement granting Merck's Cosmetic Health & Nutrition division the rights to market naturally occurring reduced folates