Scurvy

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Scurvy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Scurvy" returned 72 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A disease of the present: scurvy in "well-nourished" patients.
 

Author(s): Amir Al-Dabagh, Brandy-Joe Milliron, Lindsay Strowd, Steven R Feldman

Journal: J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.. 2013 Nov;69(5):e246-7.

 

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2013

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A patient with a tumour in the breast and extensive haematomas. Scurvy.
 

Author(s): B J Mathot, A Dees

Journal: Neth J Med. 2013 Sep;71(7):369, 373.

 

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2013

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Genetic aspects of scurvy and the European famine of 1845-1848.
 

Author(s): Joris R Delanghe, Marc L De Buyzere, Marijn M Speeckaert, Michel R Langlois

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The view of scurvy being exclusively a nutritional disorder needs to be updated. Genetic polymorphisms of HFE and haptoglobin (Hp) may explain the geographic variability of mortality caused by the European famine of the mid-19th century. In this period, potatoes had fallen victim ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2013

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The terms "Scurvy" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Scurvy: reemergence of nutritional deficiencies.
 

Author(s): Daniel L├ęger

Journal: Can Fam Physician. 2008 Oct;54(10):1403-6.

 

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2008

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Ascorbate requirement for hydroxylation and secretion of procollagen: relationship to inhibition of collagen synthesis in scurvy.
 

Author(s): B Peterkofsky

Journal: Am. J. Clin. Nutr.. 1991 Dec;54(6 Suppl):1135S-1140S.

 

Vitamin C deficiency is associated with defective connective tissue, particularly in wound healing. Ascorbate is required for hydroxylation of proline residues in procollagen and hydroxyproline stabilizes the collagen triple helical structure. Consequently, ascorbate stimulates procollagen ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 1992

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