CHEBI:67011 - folates

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ChEBI Name folates
Definition An N-acyl-L-α-amino acid anion obtained by deprotonation of any folic acid.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): water-soluble vitamin (role)
Any vitamin that dissolves in water and readily absorbed into tissues for immediate use. Unlike the fat-soluble vitamins, they are not stored in the body and need to be replenished regularly in the diet and will rarely accumulate to toxic levels since they are quickly excreted from the body via urine.
(via B vitamin )
Application(s): nutraceutical
A product in capsule, tablet or liquid form that provide essential nutrients, such as a vitamin, an essential mineral, a protein, an herb, or similar nutritional substance.
(via B vitamin )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing folates (CHEBI:67011) is a N-acyl-L-α-amino acid anion (CHEBI:59874)
folates (CHEBI:67011) is a vitamin B9 (CHEBI:176842)
folates (CHEBI:67011) is conjugate base of folic acids (CHEBI:37445)
Incoming dihydrofolates (CHEBI:67014) is a folates (CHEBI:67011)
folate(2−) (CHEBI:62501) is a folates (CHEBI:67011)
tetrahydrofolate (CHEBI:67016) is a folates (CHEBI:67011)
folic acids (CHEBI:37445) is conjugate acid of folates (CHEBI:67011)
Synonyms Sources
folate ChEBI
folate anion ChEBI
folate anions ChEBI
Last Modified
23 July 2021