New York , NY
Vitamin C Crystals
Claude Nuridsany and Marie Perennou
Photograph - Photograph
Polarized light micrograph of crystals of vitamin C (ascorbic acid). Vitamin C is present in citrus fruits, rose hips and green vegetables. A deficiency of the vitamin in the diet may cause scurvy, symptoms of which include anemia, hemorrhaging into the skin and gums and bruising and bone pains. Magnification: x25 at 35 mm size.
July 9th, 2014
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