Blackwell Publishing Journal Backfiles 1879-2005
Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Fishery, Domestic Science, Nutrition
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Based on direct spectrophotometry and the oxidation of ascorbic acid by guaiacol peroxidase, this method was simple, rapid and highly specific for ascorbic acid. No interference was seen for any food sample tested, including vegetables, fruits, potatoes, beans, chicken liver, processed food, tea and seaweed. This method was applicable to colored and/or sugar-rich samples, and more precise than officially adopted chemical methods.
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