Folic acid receptors and lung cancer - Antibody and folic acid receptor

Folic Acid And Other Supplements For A Healthy Heart            Folic acid and other B vitamins help break down homocysteine, an amino acid in the blood. A high level of homocysteine is associated with an increased risk of heart disease.

Folic Acid And Other Supplements For A Healthy Heart

For this reason, some scientists speculated that folic acid supplements may lower homocysteine levels, which, in turn, may reduce the risk of heart disease. But the new research suggests that lowering homocysteine this way has no effect on preventing heart attacks. On the contrary, it may even trigger a slight rise in heart attack risk.More...

 

Antibody And Folic Acid Receptor

Antibody And Folic Acid Receptor

Humanized monoclonal antibody to the folate receptor alpha might be of potential significant benefit for the treatment of ovarian cancer. First let us understand what humanized monoclonal antibodies and folate receptors mean.More...

 

Folic Acid Receptors And Lung Cancer

Folic Acid Receptors And Lung Cancer

Folate receptors are significantly more on a large fraction of human cancer cells including that in the lung.  This over-expression of folate receptors (FR) on cancer tissues has been exploited to target therapeutic agents specifically to FR-expressing tumors, thereby avoiding uptake by most healthy tissues that have relatively lesser number of folate receptors.More...

 

How Much Folic Acid Does A Pregnant Woman Need?

How Much Folic Acid Does A Pregnant Woman Need

Adequate folate intake before conception and during pregnancy helps protect against a number of congenital defects including neural tube defects. Neural tube defects (NTDs) result in malformations of the spine, skull, and brain. Women who could become pregnant are advised to eat foods fortified with folic acid or take supplements in addition to eating folate-rich foods to reduce the risk of some serious birth defects.More...

Is High Potency Of Folic Acid Safe?

Is High Potency Of Folic Acid Safe

Folic acid is nontoxic but concern has been raised about high intakes. The adverse effects are established only at intakes greater than 5 milligrams. Potential adverse effects from excessive folic acid intakes are as follows:More...

When Is Folic Acid Important?

When Is Folic Acid Important

Folic acid is especially important during periods of rapid cell division and growth, such as in infancy and pregnancy. Adequate folate intake before conception and during pregnancy, helps protect against a number of congenital malformations including neural tube defects.More...