Effect of Vitamin C on the Adrenaline Content of the Adrenal Glands of Guinea Pigs

@article{Banerjee1944EffectOV,
  title={Effect of Vitamin C on the Adrenaline Content of the Adrenal Glands of Guinea Pigs},
  author={Sachchidananda Banerjee},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1944},
  volume={153},
  pages={526-526}
}
I HAVE shown1 that the insulin content of the pancreas is markedly diminished in scurvy. This may be due to a lowered vitality of all the tissues of the scorbutic animals or to the existence of a specific relation between vitamin C and the insulin content of the pancreas. As is known, the adrenal glands are concerned in carbohydrate metabolism. The… CONTINUE READING