CLAUDE NURIDSANY & MARIE PERENNOU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CLAUDE NURIDSANY & MARIE PERENNOU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Polarised light micrograph of crystals of vitamin C (ascorbic acid). Vitamin C is present in citrus fruits, rose hips & green vegetables. A deficiency of the vitamin in the diet may cause scurvy, symptoms of which include anaemia, haemorrhaging into the skin & gums & bruising & bone pains. Magnification: x25 at 35 mm size.
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