Acta Biológica Colombiana
Print version ISSN 0120-548X
RAMIREZ, NELSON J; ARBOLEDA, GONZALO and ARBOLEDA, HUMBERTO. DNA Repair: A Link Between Folate Deficiency and Neuronal Cell Death. Acta biol.Colomb. [online]. 2007, vol.12, n.2, pp. 135-142. ISSN 0120-548X.
This essay explores the role of folate in disruption of neural cell integrity. Here, it is discussed recent evidence which shows DNA reparation as a process related to neuronal apoptosis induced by folate depletion.
Keywords : Apoptosis; metabolism; DNA glycosylases; Folic Acid; DNA Repair.