Vitamin – c, Biology

VITAMIN - C

  1. Also known as ascorbic acid / anti viral vitamin / anti cancer vitamin / anti rabies vitamin / anti scurvy vitamin.
  2. It is the earliest known vitamin.
  3. It gives resistance against cold and virus.
  4. It is the vitamin which destroy on cooking.
  5. It is excreted in urine.
  6. It is necessary for healing of the wound.
  7. It is essential for formation of collagen fibres, cartilage, teeth, connective tissue & RBC.
  8. It is vitamin for normal heart beat.
  9. Sources are citrous fruits (Amulla, tomato, orange).
  10. Deficiency of vitamin C causes scurvy (falling of gums, bleeding in gum, loosing of teeth, falling of teeth).
Posted Date: 10/9/2012 6:16:13 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Vitamin – c, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Vitamin – c, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Vitamin – c Discussions

Write discussion on Vitamin – c
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Anthropometric measurements Anthropometry is the study of the measurement of the human body in terms of the dimensions of bone, muscle, and adipose (fat) tissue. Anthropometric

Shrub Stage - Xerarch Sufficient soil is formed in the herbs stage, for supporting the woody plants or the shrubs. They migrate with the help of seeds or rhizomes from the adj

Adsk question #Minimum 100 words accepted#saliva enzyme

What are plant root hairs? Where can they found and what is their function? The Root hairs that are external elongated projections of the root epidermis and their role is to in


State the similarity between Shigella and Salmonella There are many points of similarity between Shigella and Salmonella. They dwell primarily in the gastrointestinal tract, wi

What is androgenesis

Q. What is the difference between disaccharides and monosaccharides? What are some examples of monosaccharides and of disaccharides that form them? Monosaccharides are simple m

What would occur to the successive trophic levels in the pyramid of energy if the rate of reproduction of phytoplankton was slowed down? Suggest two factors, which could cause l

Explain in detail about soil micromorphology A good examination with optical aid reveals more detailed features which are helpful in understanding pedogenesis. This is known as