Further Reading

Basu TK and Schorah CI (1981) Vitamin C in Health and Disease. p. 160. London: Croom Helm.

Bender DA (2003) Ascorbic acid (vitamin C). In: Nutritional Biochemistry of the Vitamins, 2nd edn., pp. 357-384. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Benzie IF (1999) Vitamin C: Prospective functional markers for defining optimal nutritional status. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 58: 469-476.

Chatterjee IB (1978) Ascorbic acid metabolism. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics 30: 69-87.

Englard S and Seifter S (1986) The biochemical functions of ascorbic acid. Annual Review of Nutrition 6: 365-406.

Ginter E (1978) Marginal vitamin C deficiency, lipid metabolism and atherogenesis. Advances in Lipid Research 16: 167-220.

Rivers JM (1987) Safety of high-level vitamin C ingestion. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 498: 445-451.

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

Sauberlich HE (1994) Pharmacology of vitamin C. Annual Review of Nutrition 14: 371-391.

Smirnoff N (2000) Ascorbic acid: Metabolism and functions of a multi-facetted molecule. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 3: 229-235.

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