Definitions of N(10) Formyltetrahydrofolate

  1. Tetrahydrofolates which are substituted by a formyl group at either the nitrogen atom in the 5 position or the nitrogen atom in the 10 position. N( 5)- Formyltetrahydrofolate is leukovorin ( citrovorum factor) while N( 10)- formyltetrahydrofolate is an active coenzyme which functions as a carrier of the formyl group in a number of enzymatic reactions.