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Introduction: Antifolate

Description of Antifolate

Antifolate: Compounds with chemical structures similar to folic acid, a key component in cell proliferation, which interfere with folic acid metabolism. Folate antagonists inhibit one or more folate-dependent enzymes, resulting in decreased DNA, RNA and protein synthesis. (NCI)
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