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The detailed functions and roles of Vitamin C in human body

The details of functions of vitamin C in human body are discussed below

It helps in the synthesis of collagen

It helps in the conversion of dopamine to norepinephrine

It is required for the conversion of tryptophan to serotonin

It is required for conversion of cholesterol to steroid hormones

It is required for conversion of cholesterol to bile acids

For the synthesis of carnitine

It maintains iron and copper cofactors in reduced States

It acts as an antioxidant that is electron donor

It enhances non heme iron absorption

It enhances the transfer of iron from transferrin to ferritin

It is required in the synthesis of tetrahydrofolic acid

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