Effect of DL-homocysteine on some hepatic folate enzymes and folate concentration in cobalamin-deficient rats.

Male weanling wistar rats were fed either a vitamin B12-deficient diet or a vitamin B12-deficient diet supplemented with DL-homocysteine for 12 weeks. The control group was given a vitamin B12-supplemented diet for 12 weeks. Hepatic folate, hepatic, 5,10-methylene THF reductase (EC 1.1.1.68) and hepatic 5-methyl THF; homocysteine methyl transferase (EC 2.1… (More)