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Formiminoglutamic Acid

Known as: L-Glutamic acid, N-(iminomethyl)-, Formiminoglutamic Acid [Chemical/Ingredient], FIGLU 
Measurement of this acid in the urine after oral administration of histidine provides the basis for the diagnostic test of folic acid deficiency and… Expand
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2003
2003
Glutamate formiminotransferase deficiency, an autosomal recessive disorder and the second most common inborn error of folate… Expand
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
A clinical, haematological, and biochemical investigation of 62 epileptics is reported. Fifty-four of the patients were receiving… Expand
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
A simplified microbiological assay for determining the folate content of red cells is described. As in previously reported… Expand
Highly Cited
1964
Highly Cited
1964
Hematologic studies and microbiological assay of serum folate levels with L. casei and serum vitamin B12 concentrations with L… Expand
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Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
A new method for the determination of urinary formiminoglutamic acid (FIGLU) using conventional electrophoresis at 200 to 500 v… Expand
1961
1961
Increased excretion of formiminoglutamic acid (FIGLU) in the urine has been demonstrated in experimental animals and in patients… Expand
1960
1960
The amidine carbon atom (C-Z) of L-histidine is known to be an efficient metabolic precursor of single carbon units. Following… Expand
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Highly Cited
1958
Highly Cited
1958
Formimino-L-glutamic acid, an intermediate in the metabolism of histidine (1, 2), accumulates in the urine of folic acid… Expand
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Highly Cited
1958
Highly Cited
1958
Formiminoglutamic acid is a product derived from the metabolism of histidine by mammalian liver and several microorganisms (l-3… Expand
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1958
1958
In previous investigations it was shown that in folic acid deficiency there is a large increase in the urinary excretion of… Expand
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