Amal Hamza

Ain Shams UniversityEgypt

Dr. Amal Hamza is an associate professor at the Biochemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia, since 2011. Previously, she worked as a teaching assistant and associate professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, Ain Shams University, Egypt. She has over 20 years of teaching and research experience. She has developed and taught undergraduate classes in biochemistry and nutrition and served on thesis and dissertation committees. She has coauthored more than 30 publications and cosupervised many undergraduates and masters’ degree students. Her research interest focused on studying the molecular and biochemical mechanism of natural products and essential nutrients in managing and ameliorating several diseases.

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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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