citrovorum factor -->
folinic acid
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N5Formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic acid;the active form of folic acid which acts as a formyl group carrier in transformylation reactions; the calcium salt, leucovorin calcium, has therapeutic use.

Synonyms: citrovorum factor, leucovorin.

(05 Mar 2000)

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