L-Ascorbic acid (reduced form of vitamin C; ascorbate), labeled with C-14 at the 1- position. L-ascorbic acid is a vitamin that binds and is transported through sodium-dependent vitamin C transporters (SVCT1 and SCVT2).
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L-ascorbic acid is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue and and regulates neurotransmitter synthesis in the brain. Ascorbic acid and sodium-dependent vitamin C transporters (SVCT) have been shown to have important functions in the peripheral nervous system (PNS). SVCT1 and SVCT2 import the reduced form of ascorbate across plasma membranes.
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|Label Position||Specifically Labeled|
|Product Brand Name||NEN Radiochemicals|
|Receptor Type||SVCT1, SVCT2|
|Special Ordering Information||This is a radioactive product - shipping address must have a license to receive radioactive materials.|
|Therapeutic Area||Metabolic Disorders|
|Unit Size||50 µCi|
|Resource Type||File Name||File Format|
|Guide||Carbon-14 Handling Precautions||PDF 102 KB|