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An Overview of the Characteristics and Function of Vitamin C in Various Tissues: Relying on its Antioxidant Function

Abolfazl Akbari 1 , Gholamali Jelodar ORCID 1 , * , Saeed Nazifi 2 and Javad Sajedianfard 1
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1 Department of Physiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
2 Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: November 2016, 18 (11); e4037
  • Published Online: October 30, 2016
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: September 10, 2015
  • Revised: October 22, 2015
  • Accepted: October 28, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-4037

To Cite: Akbari A, Jelodar G, Nazifi S, Sajedianfard J. An Overview of the Characteristics and Function of Vitamin C in Various Tissues: Relying on its Antioxidant Function, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(11):e4037. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-4037.

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1. Introduction
2. Vitamin C Chemistry and Recycling
3. Absorption and Transport
4. Functions of Vitamin C
5. Conclusions
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