2015 Folate, Vitamin B12 and Inhibitors

Example questionConsequences of dietary deficiencies

Folate and vitamin B12 are dietary essentials. Deficiency of either compound prevents DNA synthesis, and has catastrophic effects on rapidly growing cells. The most prominent clinical sign of deficiency is megaloblastic anemia. Critical Fact Icon




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