Influence of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype, age, vitamin B-12, and folate status on plasma homocysteine in children.

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BACKGROUND Several studies have examined the association of the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) genotype with plasma homocysteine in adults, but few studies have been performed in children. OBJECTIVE We measured the concentrations of plasma total homocysteine, folate, and vitamin B-12 in a group of healthy fasting children and related these to… (More)

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@article{Delvin2000InfluenceOM, title={Influence of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase genotype, age, vitamin B-12, and folate status on plasma homocysteine in children.}, author={Edgard E. Delvin and Rima R. Rozen and Aicha M{\'e}rouani and Jacques Genest and Martin Lambert}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2000}, volume={72 6}, pages={1469-73} }