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Descriptor English: Ascorbic Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido Ascórbico
Descriptor ácido ascórbico
Entry term(s) vitamina C
Scope note: Compuesto de 6 átomos de carbono relacionado con la glucosa. Se encuentra de modo natural en frutos cítricos y muchas verduras. El ácido ascórbico es un nutriente esencial en la alimentación humana y es necesario para mantener el tejido conjuntivo y el hueso. Su forma biológicamente activa, la vitamina C, funciona como agente reductor y coenzima en varias vías metabólicas. Se considera que la vitamina C es antioxidante.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido Ascórbico
Descriptor French: Acide ascorbique
Entry term(s): Acid, Ascorbic
Acid, L-Ascorbic
Ascorbate, Ferrous
Ascorbate, Magnesium
Ascorbate, Sodium
Ascorbic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Ferrous Ascorbate
Hybrin
L Ascorbic Acid
L-Ascorbic Acid
Magnesium Ascorbate
Magnesium Ascorbicum
Magnesium di L Ascorbate
Magnesium di-L-Ascorbate
Magnorbin
Sodium Ascorbate
Vitamin C
di-L-Ascorbate, Magnesium
Tree number(s): D02.241.081.844.107
D02.241.511.902.107
D09.811.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001205
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: /defic = ASCORBIC ACID DEFICIENCY or SCURVY
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: deficiency:Ascorbic Acid Deficiency
Pharm Action: Antioxidants
Vitamins
Registry Number: PQ6CK8PD0R
CAS Type 1 Name: L-Ascorbic acid
Public MeSH Note: /therapeutic use was ASCORBIC ACID, THERAPEUTIC 1965
History Note: /therapeutic use was ASCORBIC ACID, THERAPEUTIC 1965
DeCS ID: 1212
Unique ID: D001205
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Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Ascorbic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0001797
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Ascorbic Acid
Entry term(s) Acid, Ascorbic
Acid, L-Ascorbic
L Ascorbic Acid
L-Ascorbic Acid
Vitamin C
Hybrin - Narrower
Concept UI M0001802
Preferred term Hybrin
Magnorbin - Narrower
Concept UI M0001800
Preferred term Magnorbin
Sodium Ascorbate - Narrower
Concept UI M0330790
Preferred term Sodium Ascorbate
Entry term(s) Ascorbate, Sodium
Ascorbic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Ferrous Ascorbate - Narrower
Concept UI M0001798
Preferred term Ferrous Ascorbate
Entry term(s) Ascorbate, Ferrous
Magnesium Ascorbate - Narrower
Concept UI M0001799
Preferred term Magnesium Ascorbate
Entry term(s) Ascorbate, Magnesium
Magnesium Ascorbicum
Magnesium di L Ascorbate
Magnesium di-L-Ascorbate
di-L-Ascorbate, Magnesium



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