Dihydrofolate synthesis?

Fourie Joubert fourie at scientia.up.ac.za
Wed Jan 17 07:21:18 EST 1996


Hi

Does anyone know of a dependable method for reducing folic acid to 
dihydrofolate? I have tried methods using ME/dithionite or Ascorbate/
dithionite, but each time I get this great amount of powdery precipitate 
instead of a nice small amount of dihydrofolate...

Any help would be enormously appreciated!

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     _/_/_/_/  _/_/_/_/_/  Fourie Joubert           
    _/            _/     Department of Biochemistry
   _/            _/    University of Pretoria
  _/_/_/_/      _/   South Africa
 _/            _/  fourie at scientia.up.ac.za
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