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Ascorbic Acid and Dehydroascorbic Acid Concentrations in Plasma and Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells after Oral Liposomal-Encapsulated or Intravenous Ascorbic Acid Delivery

@inproceedings{Mikirova2017AscorbicAA,
  title={Ascorbic Acid and Dehydroascorbic Acid Concentrations in Plasma and Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells after Oral Liposomal-Encapsulated or Intravenous Ascorbic Acid Delivery},
  author={Nina A. Mikirova},
  year={2017}
}
Background The importance of consumption of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) for human health is well known, as adequate availability of vitamin C is necessary for proper immune functioning, suppression of virus replication, suppression of inflammation, and in the process of healing in many chronic diseases. The oral route is the most convenient way to administer vitamin C. However, it has been shown that plasma ascorbic acid levels following oral administration are tightly controlled. A different… 
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