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a·scor·bic acid

 (ə-skôr′bĭk)
n.
A water-soluble vitamin, C6H8O6, found in fruits, potatoes, peppers, and leafy green vegetables or produced synthetically. A deficiency of ascorbic acid causes scurvy. Also called vitamin C.

ascorbic acid

(əˈskɔːbɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline vitamin present in plants, esp citrus fruits, tomatoes, and green vegetables. A deficiency in the diet of man leads to scurvy. Formula: C6H8O6. Also called: vitamin C
[C20 ascorbic from a-1 + scorb(ut)ic]

a•scor′bic ac′id

(əˈskɔr bɪk)
n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble vitamin, C6H8O6, occurring naturally in citrus fruits, green vegetables, etc., and also produced synthetically, essential for normal metabolism: used in the prevention and treatment of scurvy, and in wound-healing and tissue repair. Also called vitamin C.
[1930–35; a-6 + scorb(ut)ic]

a·scor·bic acid

(ə-skôr′bĭk)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ascorbic acid - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetablesascorbic acid - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy
antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
water-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in water
Translations
askorbinsyre
askorbiinhape
askorbiinihappo
askorbinsyra

ascorbic acid

ascorbic acid

[əˌskɔːbɪkˈæsɪd] nacido ascorbico

a·scor·bic ac·id

n. ácido ascórbico, vitamina C.

ascorbic acid

n ácido ascórbico
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Natural and synthetic L-ascorbic acid are chemically identical, and there are no known differences in their biological activity.
Skincare that contains vitamin C is also thought to encourage collagen repair (it's usually listed on the label as L-Ascorbic acid, ascorbyl palmitate or ascorbyl phosphate).
Wear an SPF15 broad spectrum cream to protect against UVA and UVB rays' Skincare that contains vitamin C is also thought to encourage collagen repair (it's usually listed on the label as L-ascorbic acid, ascorbyl palmitate or ascorbyl phosphate).
In the 1980s L-ascorbic acid was determined to be an essential cofactor for collagen biosynthesis.
Including retinols, vitamins A, C and E, and L-ascorbic acid.
Ideal for facial application as it has 20% L-ascorbic acid.
The DPPH radical-scavenging activity of the extract was better than that of BHT or L-ascorbic acid.
Papers in the materials science section deal with topics such as synthesis of L-ascorbic acid cellulose ester, tribological behaviors of polymer-based composites under alkaline conditions, and fine cemented carbide particles prepared with activated tungsten oxide.
02 mg of L-ascorbic acid was also prepared as standard control.
Some of the human clinical trials have shown similar favorable results when applying a daily dose of L-ascorbic acid treatment, but all of these studies involved small sample sizes.
The radioprotective effects of carnosic acid (CA), carnosol (COL), and rosmarinic acid (RO) against chromosomal damage induced by gamma-rays, compared with those of L-ascorbic acid (AA) and the S-containing compound dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), were determined by use of the micronucleus test for antimutagenic activity, evaluating the reduction in the frequency of micronuclei (MN) in cytokinesis-blocked cells of human lymphocytes before and after gamma-ray irradiation.
Several factors such as age, exposure to environmental situations, stress, dietary and biochemical changes produce alteration of L-ascorbic acid levels in body fluids (Cheng 1990, Kolb 1992).