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Dihydrofolic acid
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Identifiers
CAS number 4033-27-6
PubChem 661
MeSH dihydrofolate
Properties
Molecular formula C19H21N7O6
Molar mass 443.414 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Dihydrofolic acid is a folic acid derivative acted upon by dihydrofolate reductase to produce tetrahydrofolic acid. It interacts with bacteria during cell division. It is targeted by various drugs to prevent nucleic acid synthesis. Dihydrofolic acid is also known by the name Dihydrofolate - more commonly Vitamin B9.

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