IGEM:Caltech/2008/Project/Vitamins

From OpenWetWare

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(Background Information on Folate)
(Background Information on Folate)
Line 11: Line 11:
==Vitamin production==
==Vitamin production==
===Background Information on Folate===
===Background Information on Folate===
-
   Folate is the generic term for Vitamin B9 and is not naturally produced in humans. Folate is an important component in amino acid synthesis, and thus DNA synthesis, a process all cells need to undergo to duplicate and survive.   
+
    
 +
Folate is the generic term for Vitamin B9 and is not naturally produced in humans. Folate is an important component in amino acid synthesis, and thus DNA synthesis, a process all cells need to undergo to duplicate and survive.   
Various forms of folate include folic acid, tetrahydrofolate and dihydrofolate.
Various forms of folate include folic acid, tetrahydrofolate and dihydrofolate.

Revision as of 22:19, 25 June 2008


iGEM 2008

Home        People        Project        Protocols        Notes        Ideas        Changes       


Contents

Vitamin production

Background Information on Folate

Folate is the generic term for Vitamin B9 and is not naturally produced in humans. Folate is an important component in amino acid synthesis, and thus DNA synthesis, a process all cells need to undergo to duplicate and survive.

Various forms of folate include folic acid, tetrahydrofolate and dihydrofolate.

Why Folate?

Folate Biosynthesis Pathway

System Design

Folate Detection Methods

Personal tools