oa South African Medical Journal - Folate metabolism in vivo radiofolate binding in normal, folate-deficient and folate-saturated subjects

Volume 55, Issue 23
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



After ingestion of 14C-CH3 H4PteGlu by folate-deficient and folate-saturated subjects, and 14C-CH3H4PteGlu as well as 3H-PteGlu by a normal control subject, the dialysis-resistant (bound) plasma radiofolate fraction appeared increased in folate saturation and decreased in folate deficiency (compared with normal folate status).

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