Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) Most Popular

The Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Vitamin C is an antioxidant involved in connective tissue metabolism, drug-metabolizing systems, and mixed-function oxidase systems to list a few. Vitamin C deficiency causes scurvy; manifestations include impaired formation of mature connective tissue, bleeding into the skin, weakness, fatigue, and depression.

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Also known as: Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin C Ascorbic Acid

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an antioxidant. It is important for your skin, bones, and connective tissue. It promotes healing and helps the body absorb iron.