Meaning of PTEROIC ACID in English

təˈ]rōik-, (ˈ)te|] noun

Etymology: pteroic from pter in + -oic

: a crystalline amino acid H 2 NC 6 HN 4 (OH)CH 2 NHC 6 H 4 COOH derived from para -aminobenzoic acid and pteridine and formed along with glutamic acid by hydrolysis of folic acid or other pteroylglutamic acids

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