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General Health FAQs
MTHFR provides instructions for making methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.
The catalytic activity for MTHFR is 5-methyltetrahydrofolate and NAD(P). NAD(P) stands for Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate.
The cofactor for MTHFR is FAD. FAD is Flavin adenine dinucleotide. This molecule consists of riboflavin found in vitamin B2.
The enzyme regulation for MTHFR is S-adenosylmethionine better known is SAMe. SAMe is a common cosubstrate involved in methyl group transfers.
The most common SNPs (which stands for singular nucleotide polymorphisms) that are tested are C677T and A1298C.
When someone has a defect at one of these enzymes he or she can have an array of problems related to folate deficiency such as neural tube defects, spina bifida, elevated homocysteine, poor methylation issues, miscarriage, cancers and autoimmune diseases.
Just because you have an MTHFR SNP does not mean it is expressing. Many people have MTHFR but who are the ones in need for L-Methylfolate?
If folic acid levels are high, this is a strong indication that MTHFR is could be compromised. People who have this gene compromised will have trouble converting folic into the more active bioavailable form of folate so in turn you will see folate low if they are not getting folate rich foods like eggs, leafy greens, beans and berries.
The next step would be for your doctor to test whole serum folate. If you are eating a diet rich in natural folate such as leafy greens, beans, eggs and berries and your folate is still low, then your doctor will want to consider giving you a more active bioavailable form of folate.