Chapters in this book

  • Nydegger, Damien; Gyimesi, Gergely; Hediger, Matthias (2020)
    Although mortality rates from pneumonia and sepsis are decreasing in many parts of the world, the incidence of these conditions continues to rise, likely due to an increasingly ageing population. Case reports and observational ...
  • Carr, Anitra C. (2020)
    In humans, ascorbic acid is an essential vitamin, anti-oxidant and co-factor of a variety of metal ion-dependent enzymatic reactions. In this review, the transport of L-ascorbic acid is described from food to target cells. ...
  • Levine, Mark; Violet, Pierre-Christian; Ebenuwa, Ifechukwude C.; HongBin, Tu; Wang, Yaohui (2020)
    The nutritional biochemist Alfred E. Harper was a member of the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences for many years, and chair of the Food and Nutrition Board from 1978 to ...

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