Therapeutic Targets Database
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TTD Target ID: TTDS00489

Target Information
NameFolate receptor    
Type of targetSuccessful target    
DiseaseDietary shortage
[ICD9: 260-269   ICD10: E40-E46]
Folic acid deficiency
[ICD9: 266.2   ICD10: E53.8]
Drug(s)Folic AcidApprovedFolate deficiency[2]
Tetrahydrofolic acidApprovedDietary shortage[1]
FarletuzumabPhase IIIOvarian cancer[3]
UniProt IDP14207
FunctionBinds to folate and reduced folic acid derivatives and mediates delivery of 5-methyltetrahydrofolate to the interior of cells. Isoform short does not bind folate.    
BinderFolic Acid[2]
Tetrahydrofolic acid[1]
Cross References 3D Structure
Related Literature
On-Line Medical Dictionary
Ref 1Common mutations at the homocysteine metabolism pathway and pediatric stroke. Thromb Res. 2001 Apr 15;102(2):115-20. To Reference
Ref 2Gamma-glutamyl hydrolase and drug resistance. Clin Chim Acta. 2006 Dec;374(1-2):25-32. Epub 2006 Jun 10. To Reference
Ref 3Emerging drugs for ovarian cancer. Expert Opin Emerg Drugs. 2008 Sep;13(3):523-36. To Reference


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