How does folic acid cure heart attacks?

  title={How does folic acid cure heart attacks?},
  author={Rong Tian and Joanne S. Ingwall},
  volume={117 14},
Folic acid (from Latin folium, meaning leaf; pteroylglutamic acid) is a B vitamin that facilitates the transfer of 1-carbon units in numerous biosynthetic reactions for 2 classes of important cellular functions: biological methylation and the contribution of formyl units to the synthesis of nucleotides (Figure). The interest in folic acid for the treatment of cardiovascular disease stems from its critical role in converting homocysteine to methionine.1 Hyperhomocysteinemia was found to be… CONTINUE READING
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