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Nursing his scorbutic sailors back to health near Port St.
Interactions between vitamin C and vitamin E are observed in tissues of inherently scorbutic rats.
Scorbutic guinea pigs (9) and children (10) also excrete appreciable quantities of the lactic derivative of the 4-hydroxyphenyl compound.