Helpful Links to help Understand the MTHFR Gene


geneThe Basics of the MTHFR Gene

What is MTHFR?

MTHFR stands for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.

The MTHFR gene produces the MTHFR enzyme.The MTHFR enzyme works with the folate vitamins (B9, folic acid), breaking it down from 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate to 5-methyltetrahydrofolate. Read More about this Here. 


The MTHFR mutation test is a blood or saliva test used to detect two relatively common mutations in the MTHFR gene that are associated with elevated levels of homocysteine in the blood.

Read more on testing here:

Once I get the test how do I get it interpreted?

Starting soon the 23&me site will show your results now that is FDA approved. There are some other good sites too that will interpret them for free or cheap.

Plug your information into these sites for Evaluation of your
23 & Me test results.

MTHFR Related Articles and Websites

Facebook MTHFR Groups

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2 thoughts on “Helpful Links to help Understand the MTHFR Gene”

  1. lisa, thanks for all the links together!

    i see this discussed all the time; no knowledge about it though.

    bettyg, iowa activist

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