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Ascorbic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ascorbic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.844.107
D02.241.511.902.107
D09.811.100
Unique ID
D001205
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001205
Annotation
/defic = ASCORBIC ACID DEFICIENCY or SCURVY
Scope Note
A six carbon compound related to glucose. It is found naturally in citrus fruits and many vegetables. Ascorbic acid is an essential nutrient in human diets, and necessary to maintain connective tissue and bone. Its biologically active form, vitamin C, functions as a reducing agent and coenzyme in several metabolic pathways. Vitamin C is considered an antioxidant.
Entry Term(s)
Ascorbic Acid, Monosodium Salt
Ferrous Ascorbate
Hybrin
L-Ascorbic Acid
Magnesium Ascorbate
Magnesium Ascorbicum
Magnesium di-L-Ascorbate
Magnorbin
Sodium Ascorbate
Vitamin C
Pharm Action
Antioxidants
Vitamins
Registry Number
PQ6CK8PD0R
Related Numbers
0N1G678593
134-03-2
50-81-7
S033EH8359
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Ascorbic acid
NLM Classification #
QU 210
Public MeSH Note
/therapeutic use was ASCORBIC ACID, THERAPEUTIC 1965
History Note
/therapeutic use was ASCORBIC ACID, THERAPEUTIC 1965
Entry Combination
deficiency:Ascorbic Acid Deficiency
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ascorbic Acid Preferred
Hybrin Narrower
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Sodium Ascorbate Narrower
Ferrous Ascorbate Narrower
Magnesium Ascorbate Narrower
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