Chemical composition and functional properties of raw, heat-treated and partially proteolysed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour

Chemical composition and functional properties of raw, heat-treated and partially proteolysed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour

The chemical composition and functional properties of raw, and heat-processed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour were studied. The effect of partial proteolysis on some functional properties of the raw […]

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Vitamins

Vitamins

Vitamins – a group of organic compounds necessary for proper functioning of a living organism. For a man vitamins are exogenous – which means that the body does not synthesize […]

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Vitamin C: is it time to re-evaluate its role in health and disease?

Vitamin C - is it time to re-evaluate its role in health and disease

Vitamin C (VC; ascorbic acid, AA) is synthesised from glucose in the liver of most mammals, but not in humans. Synthetic AA supplementation is often necessary to prevent vitamin C […]

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Vitamin C in human health and disease is still a mystery? An overview

Vitamin C in human health and disease is still a mystery? An overview

Ascorbic acid is one of the important water soluble vitamins. It is essential for collagen, carnitine and neurotransmitters biosynthesis. Most plants and animals synthesize ascorbic acid for their own requirement.

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