Vitamin C concentration in orange juice.

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Vitamin C concentration in orange juice.

Post by beckles » Mon Feb 06, 2006 12:13 am

Hello there!

Alright, so I'm doing a write-up for an experiment, and I need to know the "accepted literature value" regarding whether or not the vitamin C content of orange juice changes when the pH is altered (either more acidic, or more alkaline) I've been trying to do research, but so far.. no luck.. :S .. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!

Thanks in advance!

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Post by 2810712 » Mon Feb 06, 2006 2:46 am

If u r asking about cytosol pH-
Its a weak acid so if you add more acid to the cytosol, then due to common ion effect the dissociated concentration of vit. C will decrease. I guess the remaining vit. C may get crystallized...or remain there undissociated...

If u r asking about soil pH- I don't know. :roll:

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Post by AstusAleator » Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:30 am

:shock: What he said :?

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