Search
Descriptor English: Folic Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido Fólico
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido Fólico
Descriptor French: Acide folique
Entry term(s): B9, Vitamin
Folacin
Folate
Folic Acid, (D)-Isomer
Folic Acid, (DL)-Isomer
Folic Acid, Calcium Salt (1:1)
Folic Acid, Monopotassium Salt
Folic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Folic Acid, Potassium Salt
Folic Acid, Sodium Salt
Folvite
Pteroylglutamic Acid
Vitamin B9
Vitamin M
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.733.631.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005492
Scope note: 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.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: antagonists & inhibitors:Folic Acid Antagonists
deficiency:Folic Acid Deficiency
Pharm Action: Hematinics
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number: 935E97BOY8
CAS Type 1 Name: L-Glutamic acid, N-(4-(((2-amino-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl)amino)benzoyl)-
Public MeSH Note: HOMOFOLIC ACID was heading 1975-84
Online Note: use FOLIC ACID/AA to search HOMOFOLIC ACID 1975-84
History Note: HOMOFOLIC ACID was heading 1975-84
DeCS ID: 5629
Unique ID: D005492
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Folic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0008658
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Folic Acid
Entry term(s) B9, Vitamin
Pteroylglutamic Acid
Vitamin B9
Vitamin M
Folic Acid, Monopotassium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0330285
Preferred term Folic Acid, Monopotassium Salt
Folic Acid, Monosodium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0330287
Preferred term Folic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Folic Acid, Potassium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0330284
Preferred term Folic Acid, Potassium Salt
Folic Acid, (DL)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0330289
Preferred term Folic Acid, (DL)-Isomer
Folvite - Narrower
Concept UI M0008661
Preferred term Folvite
Folacin - Narrower
Concept UI M0008660
Preferred term Folacin
Folate - Narrower
Concept UI M0519540
Preferred term Folate
Folic Acid, (D)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0330288
Preferred term Folic Acid, (D)-Isomer
Folic Acid, Calcium Salt (1:1) - Narrower
Concept UI M0330290
Preferred term Folic Acid, Calcium Salt (1:1)
Folic Acid, Sodium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0330286
Preferred term Folic Acid, Sodium Salt



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey