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Ascorbic Acid
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Definition of Ascorbic Acid
A natural water-soluble vitamin (Vitamin C). Ascorbic acid is a potent reducing and antioxidant agent that functions in fighting bacterial infections, in detoxifying reactions, and in the formation of collagen in fibrous tissue, teeth, bones, connective tissue, skin, and capillaries. Found in citrus and other fruits, and in vegetables, vitamin c cannot be produced or stored by humans and must be obtained in the diet. (NCI04)

Ascorbic Acid is from the group

Antioxidant
Vitamin C

Other Names for Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic Acid
2-(1,2-dihydroxyethyl)-4,5-dihydroxy-furan-3-one
ASCORBIC ACID
Ascorbic acid
Asorbicap
C Vitamin
C-Long
Ce-Vi-Sol
Cecon
Cenolate
Cetane
Cevalin
L-Ascorbic Acid
VIT C
Vitamin C
Vitamin-C

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