Folate Metabolism Profile (NutriPATH)

Blood Plasma

Performed by: NutriPATH

Biomarkers included in this panel:

5-Methyl Tetrahydrofolate

Folates function as cofactors in the transfer and utilization of one carbon groups. These reactions are essential for the production of purines and pyrimidines for DNA synthesis. Folates also play a major role in the regeneration of methionine from h

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Folinic Acid

Folinic Acid (5-formyl THF), is an active and reduced form of folate. In the body, folinic acid may be converted into any of the other active forms of folate. Supplying the body with folinic acid bypasses many of the required metabolic steps, and it

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Tetrahydrofolate is the basic, reduced form of folate from which other forms of reduced folate are made. Active and Inactive Forms of Folate: Dihydrofolate (DHF) is the dietary form of folate, whilst folic acid is the synthetic form of folate u

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