Hungarian Invertors Series – Albert Szent-Györgyi Vitamin C



Albert Szent-Györgyi – Vitamin C

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By the 1920s, it was understood that scurvy was prevented by the effect of a compound which was therefore named ascorbic acid  ( from the Latin name for scurvy) or vitamin C. However, the scientific composition of this substance was not understood. Albert Szent-Györgyi identified a subtance which he labelled “hexuronic acid”, which he suspected to be ascorbic acid. In 1932 that Szent-Györgyi was able to extract 500 mg of this compound from paprika ( thus being able to manufacture in large quantities what had previously only been available in tiny amounts).

The package contains: sweets with Vitamin C.

Price includes 1 piece.