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>New Life for a Discredited Treatment?
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>By Rachel Zelkowitz
>ScienceNOW Daily News
>5 August 2008

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>In humans, the concentration of ascorbic acid in the extracellular 
>fluid normally doesn't climb higher than 0.2 millimoles.  But in 
>other studies, researchers have injected humans with the same 
>solution they gave the mice and increased vitamin C in the blood to 
>more than 10 millimoles.

	I happen to be a fan of Pauling's 1968 idea, so this sloppy 
journalism annoys me.  What is presumably meant is concentrations of 
0.2 / 10 millimole per L (abbrev. millimolar, mM).

RM