L-Methylfolate: A Vitamin for Your Monoamines

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Folate (vitamin B9) is well known as one of the 13 essential vitamins, but perhaps what is not as well known is that a derivative of folate—known as L-methylfolate—is actually the active form of the vitamin. One of L-methylfolate’s critical roles is to regulate the synthesis of the 3 monoamine neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(9):1352-1353