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pteropterin

Pronunciation: ter-op'ter-in

Definition: A folic acid conjugate, a principle chemically similar to folic acid except that it contains three molecules of glutamic acid instead of one, in ? linkage.

Synonym(s): fermentation Lactobacillus casei factor, pteroyltriglutamic acid

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