ascorbic acid


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  • noun

Synonyms for ascorbic acid

a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables

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In 2014 Fowler and his colleagues published a phase I safety trial of IV ascorbic acid in humans with sepsis.
Supplying the lupine plant with ascorbic acid (vitamin C), nicotinic acid (vitamin B3) and turmeric rhizome (Curcuma longa L.
Significant differences were also observed in ascorbic acid group (2.
Percentage inhibition of DPPH radical by various concentrations of the standard ascorbic acid and dilutions of hydrophilic portions of the extract are shown in Table 2 above.
The scientific genius Linus Pauling, who famously championed the use of high doses of vitamin C, was well aware of the potential of ascorbic acid as a preventive measure in viral infections such as influenza (8).
Irwin Stone, author of The Healing Factor, has surmised that humans lost their ability to generate ascorbic acid, (1) either because of a defective gene and were destined for extinction since neither plant nor animal can live without it, or, (2) because, the body's striving for economy made the vitamin's "inner factory" unnecessary, since humans lived in the veritable "Garden of Eden," where they thrived on an abundance of fruits and vegetables.
Effect of drying on ascorbic acid, carotenoids, iron, calcium, oxalates and polyphenols
1953), The determination of ascorbic acid in whole blood and urine through 2,4-dinitrohenyl hydrazine derivatives of dehydroascorbic acid, J.
Indeed, large doses of ascorbic acid reduce the duration of colds by about 20% and ease some of the symptoms.
Supplementation with higher ascorbic acid and betacarotene was associated with better memory performance which indicates the role of potential antioxidants in brain aging and cognitive impairment (Kowalski 2000).
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): A new study has shown that adding ascorbic acid and sugar to green tea can help the body easily absorb helpful compounds that help fight health problems.
Universita Degli Studi Di Milano, Bicocca (Milan, Italy) has patented a method of generating ascorbic acid from yeast.
A cut in Chinese production before and after the Olympics has led to price hikes on food additives including ascorbic acid and phosphates.
It can contain between 50 mg and 100 mg of niacin, between 700 mg and 2000 mg of a phytosterol component, between 1200 mg and 2400 mg of red yeast rice, between 200 mg and 1000 mg of L-carnitine, between 100 mg and 2000 mg of ascorbic acid and/or between 10 mg and 200 mg of CoQ10.
High-dose injections of vitamin C, also known as ascorbate or ascorbic acid, reduced tumor weight and growth rate by about 50 percent in mouse models of brain, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers, researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) report in the August 5, 2008, issue of the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.