MTHFR genetic polymorphism

MTHFR Polymorphism

MTHFR folate methylfolate

MTHFR

MTHFR is an enzyme that converts inactive folate to biologically active form of folate called methylfolate.

MTHFR POLYMORPHISM

MTHFR polymorphism refers to genetic error that reduce the enzyme activity. 

MTHFR polymorphism is associated with health conditions e.g. cardiovascular disease, psychiatric disorders and poor pregnancy outcomes.

MTHFR polymorphism
Malaysia MTHFR women

MTHFR PREVALENCE

MTHFR genetic polymorphism affects

10% - 40% of world population.

UPM study found that prevalence of MTHFR polymorphism in Malaysia was 28% among

child bearing age women.