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Folinic Acid

Scheme

BAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AF

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000058-05-9

Chemical Formula

C20-H23-N7-O7

Molecular Weight

473

Therapeutic Category

Antidote against folic acid antagonists

Chemical Names

5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolic acid

5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteroyl-L-glutamic acid

5-Formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteroyl-L-glutaminsäure (IUPAC)

5-Formyltetrahydropteroylglutamic acid

L-Glutamic acid, N-[4-[[(2-amino-5-formyl-1,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)metyl]amino]benzoyl]-, calcium salt (1:1)

N-[4'-[[(2-Amino-4-hydroxy-6-pteridyl)metyl]amino]benzoyl]-L-(+)-glutamic acid (WHO)

N-[4-[[(2-Amino-5-formyl-1,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)metyl]-amino]benzoyl]-L-glutamic acid

N-[p-[[(2-amino-5-formyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl)metyl]amino]benzoyl]glutamic acid

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Acide folinique (OS: DCF)
  • Folinic Acid (OS: BAN)
  • Leucovorin (OS: BAN)
  • Citrovorin (IS)
  • Citrovorum Factor (IS)
  • Citrovorum-Faktor (IS)
  • Folidan (IS)
  • Folinac (IS)
  • Folininsäure (IS)
  • Folinsäure SF (IS)
  • FTHF (IS)
  • Leuconostoc-citrovorum-factor (IS)
  • Disodium Folinate (OS: BANM)
  • Sodium folinate (IS)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
WHOWorld Health Organization

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