Vitamin C: Sources, Functions, deficiency, and Toxicity

In this article, we shall consider the food sources, functions, general uses, deficiency, and toxicity of vitamin C. Vitamin C L-Ascorbic acid, also known as L-xyloascorbic acid, 3-oxo-L-gulofuranolactone (enol form), L-3-ketothreohexuronic acid lactone, antisorbutic vitamin and vitamin C, has the chemical formula C6H8O6 and a molecular weight of 176.12. Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin […]

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