The effect of excess folate intake on immune function and peripheral neuropathy associated with transcobalamin II polymorphism.

Sawaengsri, Hathairat.
2017-04-14T13:41:24.553Z

Abstract: Adequate folate intake is necessary for health throughout life. However, previous research showed that excess folic acid, the synthetic form of folate used in supplements and fortified foods, may have harmful effects including worsening clinical symptoms of vitamin B-12 deficiency and decreasing natural killer cell (NK) cytotoxicity in women older than 60 years. NK cells are innate immun... read more

Subjects
Gerald J. & Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011070
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