To verify the results of their 1932 study, which indicated that "hexuronic acid" was in fact vitamin C, Szent-Gyorgyi
and Svirbely ran additional tests with guinea pigs, using vitamin C derived from a new source, the red peppers used to make
paprika (Capsicum annuum).
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Periodical: Svirbely, Joseph, and Albert Szent-Gyorgyi. "The Chemical Nature of Vitamin C." The Biochemical Journal 27, 1 (1933):
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