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Descriptor English:   Ascorbic Acid 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ácido Ascórbico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ácido Ascórbico 
Synonyms English:   Acid, Ascorbic
Acid, L-Ascorbic
Ascorbate, Ferrous
Ascorbate, Magnesium
Ascorbate, Sodium
Ascorbic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Ferrous Ascorbate
L Ascorbic Acid
L-Ascorbic Acid
Magnesium Ascorbate
Magnesium Ascorbicum
Magnesium di L Ascorbate
Magnesium di-L-Ascorbate
Sodium Ascorbate
Vitamin C
di-L-Ascorbate, Magnesium  
Tree Number:   D02.241.081.844.107
Definition English:   A six carbon compound related to glucose. It is found naturally in citrus fruits and many vegetables. Ascorbic acid is an essential nutrient in human diets, and necessary to maintain connective tissue and bone. Its biologically active form, vitamin C, functions as a reducing agent and coenzyme in several metabolic pathways. Vitamin C is considered an antioxidant. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /defic = ASCORBIC ACID DEFICIENCY or SCURVY
Pharmacological Action:   Antioxidants
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Ascorbic Acid/deficiency use Ascorbic Acid Deficiency
History Note English:   /therapeutic use was ASCORBIC ACID, THERAPEUTIC 1965 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   1212 
Unique Identifier:   D001205 

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