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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   11

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2018

Pages :   1378-1380

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Role of Vitamin C in Body Health



Address:   Shrada. B. Kumar1, Dr. Dhanraj. M2
1CRI, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai.
2Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00257.3

ABSTRACT:
Vitamins and minerals are usually needed in very minute quantities. But their presence is necessary for the normal physiological functions of the body. One such important vitamin is vitamin C which is usually seen in citrus fruit. It is their deficiency which causes scurvy. Their physiological functions have been discussed. Their important properties is also been told here. Their sources, deficiency symptoms are also been told. It also says about their chemical structure and history. Vitamin has a lot of properties which are very useful in the well being of an individual. Yet it has some disadvantages which we are unaware of. Few such disadvantages are also being discussed here. Not that vitamin C could be consumed at any time. There conditions in which one is not supposed to take vitamin C supplements. All such conditions are been discussed.
KEYWORDS:
Ascorbic acid, hydroxylation, T-cells, oxido-reducation property, anti-oxidants.
Cite:
Shrada. B. Kumar, . Dhanraj. M. Role of Vitamin C in Body Health. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(4): 1378-1380.
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