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Folic acid metabolism in health and disease  [1990]

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Picciano, M.F.
Stokstad, E.L.R.
Gregory, J.F.
American Chemical Society (USA). Food and Nutritional Biochemistry Subdivision

Abstract:
This publication provides a background on the biochemistry and physiology of folic acid and discusses recent developments in analytical methodology and the clinical aspects of folic acid nutrition. Topics include: an historical account of the advances in the biochemistry and function of folic acid; the regulation of folic acid metabolism and the use of antagonists to study folate metabolism and transport by cells; the intestinal absorption of dietary folates; microbiological growth techniques; animal bioassays for measuring bioavailability of food folates; clinical aspects of dietary, physiological, and deficiency concerns; and the evaluation of folate nutritional status in infants, adolescents, adults, and other population groups


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Volume: 13

Extent: 299 p.

Language: English

Type: Bibliography

In AGRIS since: 1992

Publisher: Wiley-Liss

ISBN: 04-715-67442

Other subjects: enfermedades humanas; metabolisme; acido folico; carence en vitamine; sante; acide folique; maladie de l'homme; metabolismo; deficiencia de vitaminas; salud

All titles:

"Folic acid metabolism in health and disease"

From Journal: Contemporary issues in clinical nutrition (USA)




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