Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Heterocyclic Compounds [D03] » Heterocyclic Compounds, Fused-Ring » Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring » Pteridines » Pterins » Folic Acid
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. MeSH
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