Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase

What is Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase?

Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase is the rate-limiting enzyme in the methyl cycle, and it is encoded by the MTHFR gene. Polymorphisms in the MTHFR gene are also associated with an increased risk of spina bifida, another common type of neural tube defect.

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