The Chemical Nature of Vitamin C


Title:
The Chemical Nature of Vitamin C
Creator:
Svirbely, Joseph
Szent-Gyorgyi, Albert, 1893-1986
Date:
1932
Description:
Joseph Svirbely had spent several years working on vitamin C isolation studies with C. G. King at the University of Pittsburgh. When he arrived at the Szeged laboratory as a post-doctoral fellow, Szent-Gyorgyi suggested he test "hexuronic acid" to determine if it might be vitamin C. This article is an expanded report of their initial results, which were first published in Nature April 16, 1932.
Periodical:
The Biochemical Journal
Publisher:
Biochemical Society (Great Britain)
Location:
Box: 1. Folder: 11
Rights:
Reproduced with permission from Svirbely, Joseph and Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, (1932), Biochemical Journal, 26, 865-870. Copyright the Biochemical Society.
Genre:
Articles
Subject:
Ascorbic Acid
Format:
Text
Extent:
6 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Periodical. Svirbely, Joseph, and Albert Szent-Gyorgyi. "The Chemical Nature of Vitamin C." The Biochemical Journal 26, 3 (1932): 865-870. Article. 6 Images.. The Biochemical Journal
Legacy ID:
WGBBGW
NLM ID:
101584924X102
Profiles Collection:
The Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Papers
Story Section:
Szeged, 1931-1947: Vitamin C, Muscles, and WWII