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Formiminoglutamic Acid (FIGLU)

Measurement of this acid in the urine after oral administration of histidine provides the basis for the diagnostic test of folic acid deficiency and of megaloblastic anemia of pregnancy.
Also Known As:
FIGLU; Acid, Formiminoglutamic; L-Glutamic acid, N-(iminomethyl)-
Networked: 33 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Eliseo, Anna Jane Y: 1 article (01/2006)
2. Kalamarides, Jeremy A: 1 article (01/2006)
3. Shoemaker, James D: 1 article (01/2006)
4. Baggot, Paddy Jim: 1 article (01/2006)
5. Rosenblatt, David S: 1 article (07/2003)
6. Estivill, Xavier: 1 article (07/2003)
7. Watkins, David: 1 article (07/2003)
8. Hilton, John F: 1 article (07/2003)
9. Christensen, Karen E: 1 article (07/2003)
10. Renaud, Yannick: 1 article (07/2003)

Related Diseases

1. Folic Acid Deficiency (Folic Acid Deficiencies)
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Malnutrition
4. Steatorrhea
5. Alcoholic Neuropathy (Alcoholic Polyneuropathy)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Formiminoglutamic Acid (FIGLU)
2. Folic Acid (Vitamin M)
3. Histidine (L-Histidine)
4. formic acid (formate)
5. Glutamic Acid (Glutamate)
6. Vitamin B 12 (Cyanocobalamin)
7. Urocanic Acid
8. Transferases
9. Serum Albumin
10. Deoxyuridine

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Curettage
2. Anesthesia