Vitamin C and viral infection

Aris Wibudi

Abstract


Micronutrients such as vitamins, minerals and trace elements influence various metabolic processes that are directly associated with immune functions, especially vitamin C and D. The adequacy of vitamin C in leukocytes plays a major role in the success of immune response, both innate and adaptive. The highest vitamin C concentrations were found in lymphocytes, monocytes, platelets and neutrophils respectively.

Keywords


Vitamin C; viral infection; immune system

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25220/WNJ.V04.S3.0015

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