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Vitamin P

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Scientific name: Bioflavonoids (rutin, citrin, hesperidin, eriodictin)

Alternative names: Citrin

Substance/source: Fruit extracts

Physiological role: Reduce capillary fragility

References

  1. Rusznjak S, Szent-Gyorgyi A. Vitamin P: flavonols as vitamin. Nature 1936; 138: 27.
  2. Combs Jr. G.F., 2012, “The Vitamins - Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health - 3rd edition,” Academic Press; p. 517.
  3. Williams P., 2015, “The missing vitamin alphabet,” Nutrition & Dietetics [Web Reference]
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