L Methyl folate is widely used in pharmaceutical drugs for treating Megaloblastic Anemia, depression, and renal impairment. Also treats folate deficiency in patients with major depressive disorder. It acts as anti-oxidants therefore used in supplements. MTHF & USP grade available.
Molecular Formula – C20H23CaN7O6
Molecular Weight – 497.5 gm/mol
CAS No – 151533-22-1
Shelf Life – 36 months
Storage Condition – Keep Well Closed, protected against light, dry and at room temperature
|1.||Description||White to yellow color to light brown powder|
|2.||Solubility||Sparingly soluble in water & very slightly soluble or insoluble in most organic solvents, soluble in alkaline solution.|
|The retention time of the major peak in the chromatogram of the sample solution corresponds to that in the chromatogram of standard solution, under the test for assay.|
|4.||Water content (by KF)||NMT 17.00 % w/w|
|5.||Heavy metal||NMT 10.0ppm|
|6.||Calcium on anhydrous basis||07.00 % – 08.50 % w/w|
|7.||Purity (As methyltetrahydrofolate)
|NLT 95.00 %|
|8.||Assay (As methyltetrahydrofolate) (by HPLC)||NLT 95 % w/w (OAB)|
|9.||Total plate count (CFU/g)||NMT 1000 cfu /g|
|10.||Yeast & Molds (CFU/g)||NMT 100 cfu /g|
|Pharmaceutical & drugs||
It is used to treat Depression, Megaloblastic Anemia, and Renal & Hepatic impairment. L-methylfolate is not an antidepressant or anti-psychotic medication. However, l-methylfolate may enhance the effects of antidepressant medications.
It is also used to treat Folate deficiency in people with major Depressive disorder.
L Methyl Folate is a B Vitamin (B9), which is used as a supplement for humans that triggers body's powerful anti-oxidants, glutathione, enhances the body's methylation and supports the cardiovascular system.