Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Vitamin C

Edited by Amal Hamza

Ain Shams University, Egypt

This book highlights recent advances on vitamin C and related topics. The chapters of this book include basic information about vitamin C function, sources and analysis, and radioprotective and antioxidant effect of vitamin C. Also, the anticarcinogenic effect of vitamin C is introduced. Furthermore, we considered the encapsulation technique used in vitamin C preparation. Finally, recent advances in vitamin C transporter are illustrated.

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Vitamin CEdited by Amal Hamza

Published: August 2nd 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66058

ISBN: 978-953-51-3422-0

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3421-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4716-9

Copyright year: 2017

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18199 Total Chapter Downloads

26 Crossref Citations

21 Web of Science Citations

46 Dimensions Citations


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1. Vitamin C: Sources, Functions, Sensing and Analysis

By Sudha J. Devaki and Reshma Lali Raveendran


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2. Vitamin C: An Antioxidant Agent

By Fadime Eryılmaz Pehlivan


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3. Radioprotective Effect of Vitamin C as an Antioxidant

By Tetsuo Yamamoto and Manabu Kinoshita


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4. Vitamin C Against Cancer

By Domenico Mastrangelo, Lauretta Massai, Giuseppe Fioritoni and Francesco Lo Coco


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5. The Role of Vitamin C in the Protection and Modulation of Genotoxic Damage Induced by Metals Associated with Oxidative Stress

By María del Carmen García-Rodríguez, Alejandro Gordillo-García and Mario Altamirano-Lozano


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6. Vitamin C Transporter (SVCT2) Distribution in Developing and Adult Brains

By Luciano Ferrada, Katterine Salazar and Francisco Nualart Santander


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7. Encapsulation of Vitamin C into β‐Cyclodextrin for Advanced and Regulatory Release

By Subhadeep Saha and Mahendra Nath Roy


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