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Diet C is the 1st ebook to hide the historical past, chemistry, biochemistry, and clinical significance of diet C and is the 1st to supply an in-depth, interdisciplinary learn of this crucial and engaging compound. The e-book presents a complete and systematic account of the diet C tale, absolutely surveying the heritage of scurvy and the way its remedy ended in the recommendation, discovery, and isolation of the diet, later named L-ascorbic acid. It describes intimately the vitamin's constitution choice, synthesis and manufacture, and its oxidation items, derivatives and comparable compounds. Its key biochemical roles are totally classified and defined, and the scientific significance of the nutrition, together with the new use of so-called megadoses, is punctiliously mentioned. diet C might be of curiosity to a truly extensive readership and should supply worthwhile historical past details and notion for college students at a number of degrees. it's going to even be proper to the chemist or lay individual, in addition to these accomplishing learn during this zone.

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