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The group D has been provided with the 150 gm of the Ascorbic acid supplement per kg of feed.
Conclusion Topical 4% liquiritin mixed in 5% ascorbic acid is more effective than topical 4% liquiritin alone in the treatment of melasma.
In the present study we compared the efficacies of minocycline and ascorbic acid in the life span, motor activity and lipid peroxidation in Drosophila melanogaster, in an effort to find a substance capable of providing protection against the aging associated oxidative stress.
Ascorbic acid supplementation significantly lowered serum MDA levels (3.
Route and duration of administration: Lead acetate and ascorbic acid were administered orally by gastric gavage once per day for three weeks.
Are there adverse effects associated with the administration of intravenous ascorbic acid in patients on hemodialysis?
The scientific genius Linus Pauling, who famously championed the use of high doses of vitamin C, was well aware of the potential of ascorbic acid as a preventive measure in viral infections such as influenza (8).
Irwin Stone, author of The Healing Factor, has surmised that humans lost their ability to generate ascorbic acid, (1) either because of a defective gene and were destined for extinction since neither plant nor animal can live without it, or, (2) because, the body's striving for economy made the vitamin's "inner factory" unnecessary, since humans lived in the veritable "Garden of Eden," where they thrived on an abundance of fruits and vegetables.
In order to establish whether the bold and small grains were separate biological entities produced as a consequence of the specific biochemical process or were simple chance manifestations of development, the relative levels of a few enzymes belonging to the hydrolytic class namely, catalase, peroxidase and ascorbic acid peroxidase were studied in them at different stages of growth and development.
The following substances have been used in the experiment: Lithium ascorbate (synthesized in laboratory), carnosine - the dipeptide (3-alanyl-L-histidine (Yonezawa Hamari Chemicals, Japan), as reference drug and ascorbic acid (Sigma-Aldrich, Germany)as a standard and widely used antioxidant (Figure 1).
We calibrated the Abbott Freestyle[R] Lite glucose meters against accurately measured solutions of ascorbic acid equivalent to concentrations in the blood over the range .
In the present study, we investigated the influence of TET3 knockdown on the effect of ascorbic acid on porcine SCNT embryo development.