Vitamin C / Ascorbic acid - Getting to know it!
Vitamin C is an 'enediol-lactone' of an acid. The naturally occurring form of the vitamin is L-ascorbic acid, and is structurally similar to L-glucose.
Being an anti-oxidant, it protects proteins and genetic material (RNA and DNA) from free radical damage.
Latest Publications and Research on Vitamin C / Ascorbic acidLED illumination affects bioactive compounds in Romaine baby leaf lettuce. - Published by PubMed
Effects of Dietary Factors on the Pharmacokinetics of (58)Fe-labeled Hemin After Oral Administration in Normal Rats and the Iron-deficient Rats. - Published by PubMed
Amperometric glucose sensor based on nickel nanoparticles/carbon Vulcan XC-72R. - Published by PubMed
Study of the electrocatalytic activity of cerium oxide and gold-studded cerium oxide nanoparticles using a sonogel-carbon material as supporting electrode: electroanalytical study in apple juice for babies. - Published by PubMed
Functional roles of flavonoids in photoprotection: New evidence, lessons from the past. - Published by PubMed