folacin


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Related to folacin: biotin, niacin, Vitamin B9, B12

folacin:

see vitaminvitamin,
group of organic substances that are required in the diet of humans and animals for normal growth, maintenance of life, and normal reproduction. Vitamins act as catalysts; very often either the vitamins themselves are coenzymes, or they form integral parts of coenzymes.
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The amino acids, broken down from protein during digestion, truly are the "building blocks" of the body, and folacin, or folic acid, contributes to cell growth and the formation of red blood cells, as well as digestion and the nervous system.
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