ascorbyl glucoside

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Categories:
Antioxidants , Vitamins

Form of vitamin C combined with glucose. It can function as an antioxidant, but only minimal research substantiates this, and its antioxidant potential is weaker than ascorbic acid (Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, July 2012, pages 7-15) . The research that does exist combined ascorbyl glucoside with niacinamide (Source: Skin Research and Technology, May 2006, pages 105–113). It is possible the benefit resulted from only the niacinamide, and not the combination.

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