Vitamin C

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  • Vitamin C

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    orange juices, and we also used 0.1% of vitamin C solution. The aim of our experiment was to see how much DCPIP was needed to be added to make the orange juices turn back to the orange colour and the DCPIP to decolourise once the 0.1% of vitamin C was added. DCPIP is a blue dye in its non-reduced form; it becomes colourless when it gains electrons. Vitamin C is an anti – oxidant, this is found mainly in fresh fruit and vegetables. The main use of Vitamin C is that it neutralises free radicals, which

  • Vitamin C ( Vitamin C )

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    Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) Vitamin c plays an essential role in the functionality of the body. Vitamin c is a water-soluble vitamin which means that it cannot be stored in the body and is excreted out of the body when there is excess vitamin c in the body. Vitamin c has several important roles in maintain body systems, vitamin c develops and forms tissue, collagen, the protein that forms connective tissues, it also helps protect from free radicals that contribute to the development of serious diseases

  • The Presence Of Vitamin C

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    of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) in an individual’s diet is critical since humans, in fact, does not have the ability to synthesize them ourselves. Vitamin C is essential for human health. It is an antioxidant scavenger and it is also vital for tissue maintenance and repair. The lack of Vitamin C in one’s system can lead to numerous kinds of illnesses. For example, severe Vitamin C in a prolonged period can lead to scurvy. Vitamin C can be obtained from fruit, vegetables, and lab made Vitamin C tablets

  • The Concentration Of Vitamin C

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    Vitamin C Investigation Aim: I want to find out whether the concentration of Vitamin C in Golden Circle Pineapple juice changes over time. Hypothesis: My hypothesis for this investigation will argue that the Vitamin C level in Golden Circle Pineapple juice will decrease over time. Chemical information and safety surrounding the use of these substances. Previous scientific work: CHEEKY NANDOS Vitamin C: Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin, which is needed by the body to

  • Vitamin C Structure

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    Structure Vitamin C is an organic compound that is also known as ascorbic acid. The structure of vitamin C as featured in figure 1 is a carbon to carbon ring structure which contains an ester functional group, two hydroxyl groups, and an alkene group. The two-carbon branch expanding from the ring structure has two hydroxyl functional groups branching out. The molecular formula of Vitamin C is C6H8O6. This vitamin’s functional groups include one ester group, four hydroxyl groups and one alkene group

  • Essay on Vitamin C

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    Vitamin C is an essential in the body's defenses against infection. Susceptible children will not tolerate relatively unimportant infections and this can lead to prolonged illness and in the case of behaviorally disturbed children of symptoms previously well managed. Vitamin C is an extremely safe substance which is immensely beneficial to the brain and body in a multitude of ways. Its potential for preventing and treating autism has barely been touched. Vitamin C is heavily concentrated in the brain

  • Vitamin C

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    Vitamin C Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Humans, unlike most animals, are unable to synthesize vitamin C, so it is an essential dietary component. In some settings, vitamin C serves as a cofactor helping a specific enzyme perform its job, but in others, it acts as an antioxidant participating in more general ways. Vitamin C loses electrons easily, a characteristic

  • Vitamin C

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    differences of percentage of vitamin C (ascorbic acid ) between the fresh orange juice and artificial orange juice (Sunkist). Problem statement : Does have different types of fruit juice contain similar amount of vitamin c ? Objevtive: To analyse the concentration and percentage of different food sample by using titration method and state whether the percentage and concentration of vitamin C. Methodology: Theory : DCPIP can also be used as an indicator for Vitamin C. If vitamin C, which is a good reducing

  • The Wonders of Vitamin C Essay

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    is a vitamin that could aid in preventing the aforementioned illnesses? Would it not be worth a try? Consider this an introduction to vitamin C! Details on this “wonder vitamin” are elaborated in the subsequent paragraphs! Several unique attributes distinguish vitamin C from other substances. Vitamin C is

  • Chemistry Vitamin C

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    tamin C, ascorbic acid, is one of the most important vitamins found in citrus juices, including orange juice. Often projects find that orange juices made from frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ) have the highest vitamin C levels as compared to freshly squeezed or not-from-concentrate (NFC) juices. This is probably due to the fact that vitamin C degrades over time in fresh and NFC, but doesn't degrade as much in FCOJ due to it being frozen until reconstitution. If one is comparing a NFC product

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