Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)

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Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)

Vitamin B9, more commonly known as folic acid (a synthetic form), is a water-soluble vitamin that is part of the B vitamin family. It cannot be produced by the human body and must therefore be ingested with food.

Major sources of Vitamin B9 includes:

+ Beans
+ Citrus fruits
+ Whole grains
+ Green leafy vegetables
+ Beets
+ Cauliflower
+ Lettuce
+ Asparagus


The chemical structure of Folic Acid

Vitamin B9 is essential for human growth and development, encourages normal nerve and proper brain functioning, and may help reduce blood-levels of the amino acid homocysteine (elevated homocysteine levels have been implicated in increased risk of heart disease and stroke). Folic acid or folate may also help protect against cancers of the lung, colon, and cervix, and may help slow memory decline associated with aging.

Creative Diagnostics provide a series of Vitamin B9 antibodies and conjugates for new detection method development.

A list of currently available CD Vitamin B9 products can be downloaded here.

Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid)

Cat. No Product Name Product Type pdf Inquiry Add to basket
HMABPY072 RHA™ anti-Vitamine B9/ folic acid monoclonal antibody, clone FA Antibody Inquiry
DAGA-067B Vitamine B9 [BSA] Conjugate Inquiry
DAGA-072K Vitamine B9 [KLH] Conjugate Inquiry
DAGDT1440-HRP Vitamine B9 [HRP] Conjugate Inquiry
DEIA279 Folic Acid ELISA Kit ELISA Kit Inquiry
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