Vit C

Alexander Pluysnin Alexander.Pluysnin at helsinki.fi
Tue Jan 23 10:07:40 EST 1996


The key enzyme in vitamin C synthesis has been transformed to a 
pseudogene in humans. Reference: Nishikimi, M. and Yagi, K. (1991). 
Molecular basis for deficiency in humans of gulonolactone oxidase, a key 
enzyme for ascorbic acid biosynthesis. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 54: 
1203S-1208S.

Ossi Turunen





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