Chapters in this book

  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...