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Death on Scurvy street

Williams, Ben Ames

Death on Scurvy street

by Williams, Ben Ames

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Published by E.P. Dutton & company, inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ben Ames Williams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W67 De, PS3545.I5115 De
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6727919M
LC Control Number29010484
OCLC/WorldCa1318925

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Wall St. Journal book reviews and ideas, author interviews, excerpts, news on best sellers, fiction, non-fiction, literature, biographies, memoirs.   DISCUSSION. Scurvy, known since the Egyptian era, is rarely seen in the modern world due to the discovery of its link to the dietary deficiency of vitamin C. Scurvy was first described in sea voyagers by the Elbers papyrus in cannot synthesize vitamin C and hence require an exogenous source.1 Following ingestion, ascorbic acid (AA) is absorbed in the small intestine, and Cited by: 4.


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