MTHFR and What Does it Mean?


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.

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