vitamin C

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Synonyms for vitamin C

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

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And vitamin C - chemical name ascorbate - would also be cheap.
Individuals with kidney problems are deficient in C, and hemodialysis further decreases ascorbate levels (Wang et al.
Earlier work in the 1970s which used both intravenous and oral ascorbate had hinted at an anti-cancer effect.
But, she says, any calcium ascorbate has the same buffering effect.
Ascorbate concentration in seeds was determined by AOAC method 967.
crispus, was reported to possess larger pools of ascorbate and [beta]-carotene (a lipid-soluble antioxidant) and greater activities for certain antioxidant enzymes, including GR (Collen and Davison, 1999).
All subjects received a 3 mm forearm biopsy and were randomized to receive either a nutrient/enzyme blend containing a combination of proteases, bromelain, vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate), calcium (from calcium ascorbate and calcium citrate), rutin, grape seed extract (pycnogenol[R]) for seven days or a placebo.
Easy-to-aborb calcium ascorbate and citrate are mixed with body-friendly sea algae.
The spots were cut in half and placed in the base of a borosilicate tube (12 x 75 mm), covered with 2 mL of 5 g/L sodium ascorbate containing 0.
The effects that iron and ascorbate have on human cells were investigated to see if high concentrations of iron and iron plus ascorbate increase cell death.
But the sodium ascorbate (vitamin C) or its cousin, sodium erythorbate, that companies add to their cold cuts diminishes the already-small risk.
When treating a serious disease, however, I always use ascorbic acid by mouth or sodium ascorbate by vein or shot.
A 16-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial of a combination of glucosamine, chondroitin, and manganese ascorbate was conducted to study their effectiveness in treating 34 cases of chronic pain caused by degenerative joint disease in the knee and low back.
Leukemia cells, prostate tumors, and breast cancers are among malignancies that like to stock up on copious amounts of ascorbate, also known as vitamin C, a new study finds.
In a recent study we performed on routine urinalysis specimens obtained from a West Coast population, we detected a 23% incidence of significant urinary ascorbate concentrations.