Crystals of vitamin C (ascorbic acid), an essential vitamin found in fruit and green vegetables, needed for the growth and maintenance of bones, teeth, skin and blood vessels. It is also a powerful anti-oxidant. Vitamin C deficiency can lead to scurvy, which causes bleeding gums and anaemia. Imaged using polarized light microscopy, which selectively picks up light coming from the crystals in specific directions Credit: Marek Mis/ Science Photo Library
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