"Folic Acid Antagonists" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Inhibitors of the enzyme, dihydrofolate reductase (TETRAHYDROFOLATE DEHYDROGENASE), which converts dihydrofolate (FH2) to tetrahydrofolate (FH4). They are frequently used in cancer chemotherapy. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p2033)
|Folic Acid Antagonists
- Folic Acid Antagonists
- Acid Antagonists, Folic
- Antagonists, Folic Acid
- Dihydrofolate Reductase Inhibitors
- Inhibitors, Dihydrofolate Reductase
- Reductase Inhibitors, Dihydrofolate
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