Further Reading

Barnes MJ and Kodicek E (1972) Biological hydroxylations and ascorbic acid with special regard to collagen metabolism. Vitamins and Hormones 30: 1-43.

Bates CJ, Prentice AM, and Paul AA (1994) Seasonal variations in vitamins A, C, riboflavin and folate intakes and status of pregnant and lactating women in a rural Gambian community. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 48: 660-668.

Carpenter KJ (1986) The History of Scurvy and Vitamin C. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Institute of Medicine (2000) Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium and Carotenoids. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Kivirikko KI and Myllyla R (1982) Posttranslational enzymes in the biosynthesis of collagen: intracellular enzymes. Methods in Enzymology 82: 245-304.

Langlois MR, Delanghe JR, de Buyzere ML, Bernard DR, and Ouyang J (1997) Effect of haptoglobin on the metabolism of vitamin C. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 66: 606-610.

Packer L and Fuchs J eds. (1997) Vitamin C in Health and Disease. New York: Marcel Dekker Inc.

Pinnell SR, Krane SM, Kenzora JE, and Glimcher MJ (1972) A heritable disorder of connective tissue. Hydroxylysine-deficient collagen disease. New England Journal of Medicine 286: 1013-1020.

Sato P and Udenfriend S (1978) Studies on vitamin C related to the genetic basis of scurvy. Vitamins and Hormones 36: 33-52.

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