Vitamin C – a first introduction

Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is a water-soluble vitamin that, in addition to its function as an electron donor (or antioxidant), also works as a coenzyme for many other enzymes.

Basic concepts

In order to be able to correctly explain you all future blogposts, we must first explain some basic concepts. This basic concepts will be referred too often in later blogs, so this post will certainly serve as a reference.