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Chapter-07 Vitamin C

BOOK TITLE: Vitamins in Health & Disease

Author
1. Kulkarni ML
ISBN
9789350257081
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11574_7
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2012
Pages
14
Author Affiliations
1. JJAM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India, JJM Medical College, Devangere, Karnataka, JJM Medical College, Davangere Karnataka, India, 2373 Mcc ‘A’ Block, Devangere, Karnataka, Email: rajappanpillai@hotmail.com, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, JJM Medical College, Davangere, JJM Medical College, Davanagere, Karnataka, Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College Davangere, Karnataka, India
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Abstract

This chapter provides detail description of vitamin C. Chapter has 6 well-illustrated diagrams and pictures. Biochemistry and metabolism of vitamin C, sources, requirement, functions of vitamin C, Physiological role of vitamin C, deficiency signs of vitamin C, best cooking methods to preserve vitamin C, factors affecting vitamin C reserves, scurvy are given in detail. 7 references are given at the end of the chapter for further reading.

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