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 (ə-skôr′bāt, -bĭt)
A salt of ascorbic acid.


a salt of ascorbic acid


(əˈskɔr beɪt, -bɪt)

a salt or other derivative of ascorbic acid.
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This data suggests that ascorbate as a prodrug may have benefits in cancers with poor prognosis and limited therapeutic options.
High-dose injections of vitamin C, also known as ascorbate or ascorbic acid, reduced tumor weight and growth rate by about 50 percent in mouse models of brain, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers, researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) report in the August 5, 2008, issue of the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Bad doggie breath can be neutralized with oral rinses containing zinc ascorbate or chlorine dioxide.
When sprinkled on pet food, the powder, which contains no synthetic chemicals, works to promote better periodontal health and fresher breath through the inclusion of such natural compounds as zinc ascorbate and taurine.
Plasma was analyzed for ascorbate and tocopherol by HPLC with UV detection.
If you are found to be deficient, choose an iron supplement in the form of an ascorbate or an amino acid chelate (it will say on the label) and avoid ferrous sulphate, the regular form of iron, as this is not well absorbed and can lead to gastric irritation or constipation.
Scientists found that vitamin C in the form of ascorbate killed cancer cells in the laboratory.
In the latest US study, cultures of a range of nine cancer and four normal cell types were exposed to high doses of ascorbate.
Ester-C contains mostly calcium ascorbate plus some C metabolites, which the company claims improve bioavailability, but evidence for this is scant and conflicting.
More recent studies suggest that oxalate is synthesized from ascorbate (Keates et al.
1), which catalyzes the disproportionation of two superoxides to molecular oxygen and hydrogen peroxide; and ascorbate peroxidase (APX; EC 1.
But the calcium carbonate in this formula binds to the ascorbic acid in the vitamin C and is transformed into an ascorbate form.