Special Issue "Vitamin C in Health and Disease"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 July 2017) | Viewed by 438723
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Interests: vitamin C; pneumonia; sepsis; immune function; diabetes; metabolic health; mood; cognitive health; health-related quality of life; recommended dietary intakes
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Interests: vitamin C in health and disease; vitamin C deficiency; oxidative stress and damage; pharmacokinetics; lifestyle diseases; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; disease animal models
Vitamin C is a pivotal water soluble electron donor in nature and an essential nutrient in man. Despite its many years as a research focus, new and increasingly regulatory functions of vitamin C in human health are continually being unravelled. This improved mechanistic insight is starting to provide rationales explaining the extensive epidemiological literature that, for decades, has consistently shown strong associations between poor vitamin C status and increased morbidity and mortality.
In this Special Issue, we include original research and literature reviews by experts in the field outlining the roles of vitamin C in early, daily and late life, as well as the roles of deficiency in cardiovascular disease, inflammation and cancer.
Dr. Anitra C Carr
Prof. Jens Lykkesfeldt
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- Vitamin C
- ascorbic acid
- brain development
- pregnancy outcome
- inflammatory disease
- vascular remodeling
- Alzheimer’s disease