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Product Name: Folic acid
Molecular Weight: 441.4
Molecular Formula: C19H19N7O6
CAS Number: 59-30-3

Folic Acid

Product Description

Chemical Name: Pteroylglutamic acid

Product Introduction:

Folic acid is composed of pteridine, p-aminobenzoic acid and L-glutamate, also called pteroyl glutamate, which is a kind of B vitamins. It was     named after its discovery: Vitamin M, Vitamin Bc, Factor R, etc. Folic acid is mainly absorbed in the duodenum and proximal jejunum. The         storage of folic acid in the human body is 5-20mg. Folic acid is mainly excreted through urine and feces, and the daily excretion is 2-5ug.

Melting Point: 250℃

Usage and Dosage: Daily intake of 0.4 mg

Main Indications: Reduce the birth rate of fetuses with neural tube defects and cleft lip


   1.Folic acid is a water-soluble B vitamin. Pregnant women need four times higher folic acid than normal people.

   2.Early pregnancy is a critical period for the differentiation of the fetal organ system and the formation of the placenta. Cell growth and             division are very vigorous. Folic acid deficiency at this time can cause fetal malformations, including anencephaly, spina bifida and so on.

   3.Folic acid deficiency may also cause early spontaneous abortion. Pregnant women are prone to placental abruption, pregnancy-induced     hypertension, megaloblastic anemia; fetuses are prone to intrauterine growth retardation, premature delivery, and low birth weight. Growth and mental development will be affected.