Definition of Pteroylglutamic acid

1. Noun. A B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction.




Definition of Pteroylglutamic acid

1. Noun. (vitamin organic compound) The old name for folic acid, a polycyclic heterocyclic carboxylic acid of the vitamin B complex, essential for cell growth and reproduction. ¹

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Literary usage of Pteroylglutamic acid

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Thiersch and Philips (1950) in their experiment on the effect of 4-amino-pteroylglutamic acid (APGA) on early pregnancy reported that rats killed 23 days ..."

2. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"... 924-925 Fungal (SAP), 925-926 Plant, 922-923 pteroylglutamic acid, 180-181 Public Access and Participation, xxi-xxiii Pullulanase. ..."

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