Vitamin C promotes maturation of T-cells.


AIMS Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is thought to enhance immune function, but the mechanisms involved are obscure. We utilized an in vitro model of T-cell maturation to evaluate the role of ascorbic acid in lymphocyte development. RESULTS Ascorbic acid was essential for the developmental progression of mouse bone marrow-derived progenitor cells to functional… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/ars.2012.4988


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@article{Manning2013VitaminCP, title={Vitamin C promotes maturation of T-cells.}, author={Jared Manning and Birgitta Mitchell and Daniel A. Appadurai and Arvind Kumar Shakya and Laura Jean Pierce and Hongfang Wang and Vincent K. Nganga and Patrick C. Swanson and James Michael May and Dean Tantin and Gerald J. Spangrude}, journal={Antioxidants & redox signaling}, year={2013}, volume={19 17}, pages={2054-67} }