TITLE

Haptoglobin genotype modifies the association between dietary vitamin C and serum ascorbic acid deficiency

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Dec2010, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p1494
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which aims to determine whether the haptoglobin genotype (Hp) modifies the association between serum ascorbic acid deficiency and dietary vitamin C. The study concludes that the Hp2-2 genotype increases the risk of vitamin C deficiency. Information on the research methodology employed by the authors is provided.
ACCESSION #
56521507

 

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