ascorbic acid

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Synonyms for ascorbic acid

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

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1 Ascorbic Acid given, egg produced and wt gain comparison of different groups of Fayoumi birds.
It is formulated with 24 Karat Gold as well as ingredients such as Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), and Green Tea.
Group A was given topical 4% liquiritin and group B was given topical 4% liquiritin mixed with 5% ascorbic acid.
Ascorbic acid (AA) is a powerful water-soluble antioxidant which protects low-density lipoproteins from oxidation and has been shown to reduce the deleterious effects of oxidants in the central nervous system.
Rats of group 1 and group 2 were given weekly injections of sodium acetate (10 mg /kg body weight) and lead acetate (10 mg /kg body weight) respectively, whereas rats of group 3 were administered lead acetate(10 mg /kg body weight) through weekly injections and ascorbic acid in drinking water (500 mg/l).
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) tablets manufactured by a reputable Pharmaceutical Company Cinamon Drugs Ltd.
Can the administration of intravenous ascorbic acid improve the response to epoetin alfa in patients on hemodialysis?
After much heated debate and consultation the hospital staff eventually agreed to the family's request and began to administer the intravenous ascorbic acid to Mr Smith, at 100g per day.
The human species, however, lost its ability to produce ascorbic acid sometime in its early development.
The activities of catalase, peroxidase and ascorbic acid peroxidase enzymes in grain samples were estimated from the same enzyme extract obtained as follows:
The following water-soluble compounds - lithium ascorbate, carnosine, and ascorbic acid as a standard antioxidant were used for comparative study of blood compounds protection against ethanol.
By contrast to the prevailing paradigm, our results suggest that up to 4,000 mg of ascorbic acid taken by mouth can produce the same rapid increase in plasma concentration as an intravenous infusion.
Ascorbic acid is a powerful antioxidant that enhances the development of porcine parthenote and SCNT embryos in vitro via reduced reactive oxygen species levels in the cytoplasm [13].
The present study was carried out to look into the effects of foliar applied ascorbic acid on cotton crop grown under heat stress condition.
Quality parameters such as specific gravity, sprouting, weight loss, dry matter, starch content, ascorbic acid, sugar content and invertase enzyme activity were determined to estimate the processing potential of each cultivar.