General Information
Drug ID
DR00134
Drug Name
Folic acid
Synonyms
(2S)-2-[[4-[(2-amino-4-oxo-1H-pteridin-6-yl)methylamino]benzoyl]amino]pentanedioic acid; Acfol (Spain); Acide folique [INN-French]; Acidefolique; Acido folico; Acido folico [INN-Spanish]; Acidum folicum; Acidum folicum [INN-Latin]; Acifolic; Antianemia factor; Apo-Folic; BIF0608; Cytofol; Dosfolat B activ; F0043; FOL; Facid; Factor U; Folacid; Folacin; Folaemin; Folaemin [Netherlands]; Folan; Folasic (Australia); Folate; Folbal; Folcidin; Folcidin (VAN); Folcysteine; Foldine; Foldine [France]; Folettes; Foliamin; Folic; Folic acid (JP15/USP/INN); Folic acid (TN); Folic acid [BAN:INN:JAN]; Folic acid [INN:BAN:JAN]; Folic acid dihydrate; Folicet; Folicet (TN); Folico; Folico (Italy); Folina; Folina (Italy); Folipac; Folsaeure; Folsan; Folsaure; Folsav; Folvite; Folvron; Glutamic acid, N-(p-(((2-amino-4-hydroxypyrimido(4,5-b)pyrazin-6-yl)methyl)amino)benzoyl)-, L; Incafolic; Kyselina listova; Kyselina listova [Czech]; LiverLactobacillus casei factor; Millafol; Mission prenatal; Mittafol; N-(4-(((2-Amino-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl)amino)benzo-yl)-L-glutamic acid; N-(4-((2-Amino-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)methyl)amino)benzoyl)-L-glutamic acid; N-(4-{[(2-amino-4-oxo-1,4-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}benzoyl)-L-glutamic acid; N-(p-(((2-Amino-4-hydroxy-6-pteridinyl)methyl)amino)benzoyl)-L-glutamic acid; Nifolin; Nifolin [Denmark]; Novofolacid; Novofolacid [Canada]; PGA (VAN); PteGlu; Pteroyl-L-glutamic acid; Pteroyl-L-monoglutamic acid; Pteroylglutamic acid; Pteroylmonoglutamate; Pteroylmonoglutamic acid; Serum Folate Level; Usaf cb-13; Vitamin B11; Vitamin B9; Vitamin Bc; Vitamin Be; Vitamin M
Drug Type
Small molecular drug
Indication Vitamin deficiency [ICD11: 5B55-5B7Z] Approved [1]
Therapeutic Class
Vitamins
Structure
<iframe style="width: 300px; height: 300px;" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.molview.org/v1/?mode=balls&cid=135398658"></iframe>
3D MOL 2D MOL
Formula
C19H19N7O6
Canonical SMILES
C1=CC(=CC=C1C(=O)NC(CCC(=O)O)C(=O)O)NCC2=CN=C3C(=N2)C(=O)NC(=N3)N
InChI
InChI=1S/C19H19N7O6/c20-19-25-15-14(17(30)26-19)23-11(8-22-15)7-21-10-3-1-9(2-4-10)16(29)24-12(18(31)32)5-6-13(27)28/h1-4,8,12,21H,5-7H2,(H,24,29)(H,27,28)(H,31,32)(H3,20,22,25,26,30)/t12-/m0/s1
InChIKey
OVBPIULPVIDEAO-LBPRGKRZSA-N
CAS Number
CAS 59-30-3
Pharmaceutical Properties Molecular Weight 441.404 Topological Polar Surface Area 209
Heavy Atom Count 32 Rotatable Bond Count 9
Hydrogen Bond Donor Count 6 Hydrogen Bond Acceptor Count 10
PubChem CID
135398658
PubChem SID
10318222 , 10321330 , 11112150 , 11335669 , 11360908 , 11364275 , 11366837 , 11369399 , 11371658 , 11375360 , 11377561 , 11461880 , 11485093 , 11489275 , 11490565 , 11493565 , 11495195 , 11537760 , 14857129 , 14930521 , 16028504 , 16077361 , 22389272 , 24845192 , 24894950 , 24894973 , 24894977 , 24894979 , 26612259 , 26680757 , 26704619 , 3787 , 584223 , 7847138 , 7887399 , 7887539 , 7979297 , 8144505 , 8149795 , 8153763 , 829573 , 831381 , 831592 , 831633 , 831664 , 834516 , 835597 , 835744 , 837196 , 841329
ChEBI ID
ChEBI:27470
TTD Drug ID
D0Z0DW
DT(s) Transporting This Drug BCRP Transporter Info Breast cancer resistance protein Substrate [2]
FLOT1 Transporter Info Folate transporter 1 Substrate [3]
MFT Transporter Info Mitochondrial folate transporter/carrier Substrate [4]
MRP1 Transporter Info Multidrug resistance-associated protein 1 Substrate [5]
MRP2 Transporter Info Multidrug resistance-associated protein 2 Substrate [6]
MRP3 Transporter Info Multidrug resistance-associated protein 3 Substrate [7]
MRP4 Transporter Info Multidrug resistance-associated protein 4 Substrate [8]
MRP5 Transporter Info Multidrug resistance-associated protein 5 Substrate [9]
P-GP Transporter Info P-glycoprotein 1 Substrate [10]
PCFT Transporter Info Proton-coupled folate transporter Substrate [11]
SNAT3 Transporter Info Sodium-coupled neutral amino acid transporter 3 Substrate [12]
Drug-Transporter Activity Data
Drug-Transporter Activity Data MRP3 Transporter Info Km = 1960 microM Human embryonic kidney cells (HEK293)-MRP3 [7]
MRP4 Transporter Info Km = 170 microM Spodoptera frugiperda (Sf9) cells-MRP4 [8]
MRP5 Transporter Info Km = 1000 microM Human embryonic kidney cells (HEK293)-MRP5 [9]
References
1 Folic acid was approved by FDA. The official website of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (2019)
2 The effect of low pH on breast cancer resistance protein (ABCG2)-mediated transport of methotrexate, 7-hydroxymethotrexate, methotrexate diglutamate, folic acid, mitoxantrone, topotecan, and resveratrol in in vitro drug transport models. Mol Pharmacol. 2007 Jan;71(1):240-9.
3 Biology of the major facilitative folate transporters SLC19A1 and SLC46A1. Curr Top Membr. 2014;73:175-204.
4 Polymorphism of SLC25A32, the folate transporter gene, is associated with plasma folate levels and bone fractures in Japanese postmenopausal women. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2014 Oct;14(4):942-6.
5 Folate concentration dependent transport activity of the Multidrug Resistance Protein 1 (ABCC1). Biochem Pharmacol. 2004 Apr 15;67(8):1541-8.
6 Mammalian multidrug-resistance proteins (MRPs). Essays Biochem. 2011 Sep 7;50(1):179-207.
7 Transport of methotrexate (MTX) and folates by multidrug resistance protein (MRP) 3 and MRP1: effect of polyglutamylation on MTX transport. Cancer Res. 2001 Oct 1;61(19):7225-32.
8 Analysis of methotrexate and folate transport by multidrug resistance protein 4 (ABCC4): MRP4 is a component of the methotrexate efflux system. Cancer Res. 2002 Jun 1;62(11):3144-50.
9 The human multidrug resistance protein MRP5 transports folates and can mediate cellular resistance against antifolates. Cancer Res. 2005 May 15;65(10):4425-30.
10 Folate transporter expression decreases in the human placenta throughout pregnancy and in pre-eclampsia. Pregnancy Hypertens. 2012 Apr;2(2):123-31.
11 Characterization of uptake of folates by rat and human blood-brain barrier endothelial cells. Biofactors. 2010 May-Jun;36(3):201-9.
12 Purification of recombinant human N-acetyltransferase type 1 (NAT1) expressed in E. coli and characterization of its potential role in folate metabolism. Biochem Pharmacol. 1995 Jun 16;49(12):1759-67.

If you find any error in data or bug in web service, please kindly report it to Dr. Yin and Dr. Li.