FIGURE 12-1. Choline, folate, and methionine metabolism are closely interrelated.

FIGURE 12-1Choline, folate, and methionine metabolism are closely interrelated

AdoHcy = S-adenosylhomocysteine, AdoMet = S-adenosylmethionine, B12 = vitamin B12, CDP-Choline = cytidine diphosphocholine, PtdEtn = phosphatidylethanolamine, THF = tetrahydrofolate. Reprinted with permission, from Zeisel and Blusztajn (1994). Copyright 1994 by Annual Reviews.

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Dietary Reference Intakes for Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline.
Institute of Medicine (US) Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes and its Panel on Folate, Other B Vitamins, and Choline.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 1998.
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