2015 Folate, Vitamin B12 and Inhibitors

Example Test Question 3

Identify the correct statement. Answer

    1. Trimetrexate directly inhibits bacterial thymidylate synthase.

    2. Vitamin B12 is critical for the generation of tetrahydrofolate (TH4) from methylTH4.

    3. There is a lower daily requirement for folate than vitamin B12.

    4. Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause neural tube defects; folate deficiency is a cause of senile dementia.

    5. Folate deficiency is usually caused by a deficiency in intrinsic factor.

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