MTHFR

Our Take On The MTHFR Gene

January 05, 2017
The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene, more commonly known as MTHFR, is the most asked-about gene by 23andMe customers. Some websites and products have made bold claims that common genetic variants in...
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Pregnancy and MTHFR

September 20, 2013
By Bethann Hromatka, Ph.D. The MTHFR gene codes for a protein that helps people metabolize B-vitamin folate (also called folic acid or vitamin B9). Relatively common variations in the DNA...
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Lessons at Berkeley: Genetics and Beyond

August 20, 2010
Having been a genetics educator for over two decades, I was excited to learn in May that Berkeley’s incoming freshman class would have an opportunity to discover whether they have...
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