Anitra C Carr

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi Ascorbate-dependent vasopressor synthesis: a rationale for vitamin C administration in severe sepsis and septic shock?
    Anitra C Carr
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
    Crit Care 19:418. 2015
  2. ncbi Relief from cancer chemotherapy side effects with pharmacologic vitamin C
    Anitra C Carr
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 127:66-70. 2014
  3. pmc A randomized steady-state bioavailability study of synthetic versus natural (kiwifruit-derived) vitamin C
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 5:3684-95. 2013
  4. pmc Synthetic or food-derived vitamin C--are they equally bioavailable?
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, P O Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 5:4284-304. 2013
  5. pmc A randomised cross-over pharmacokinetic bioavailability study of synthetic versus kiwifruit-derived vitamin C
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, P O Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 5:4451-61. 2013
  6. pmc Human skeletal muscle ascorbate is highly responsive to changes in vitamin C intake and plasma concentrations
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:800-7. 2013
  7. doi The bioavailability of vitamin C from kiwifruit
    Margreet C M Vissers
    Pathology Department, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Adv Food Nutr Res 68:125-47. 2013
  8. pmc Enhanced human neutrophil vitamin C status, chemotaxis and oxidant generation following dietary supplementation with vitamin C-rich SunGold kiwifruit
    Stephanie M Bozonet
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 7:2574-88. 2015

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Publications8

  1. doi Ascorbate-dependent vasopressor synthesis: a rationale for vitamin C administration in severe sepsis and septic shock?
    Anitra C Carr
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
    Crit Care 19:418. 2015
    ..Ascorbate-dependent vasopressor synthesis represents a currently underexplored biochemical mechanism by which ascorbate could act as an adjuvant therapy for severe sepsis and septic shock. ..
  2. ncbi Relief from cancer chemotherapy side effects with pharmacologic vitamin C
    Anitra C Carr
    Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 127:66-70. 2014
    ..Dramatic decreases in fatigue and insomnia were observed, as well as increased cognitive functioning. There were no adverse side effects of i.v. vitamin C. ..
  3. pmc A randomized steady-state bioavailability study of synthetic versus natural (kiwifruit-derived) vitamin C
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 5:3684-95. 2013
    ..Overall, our study showed comparable bioavailability of synthetic and kiwifruit-derived vitamin C. ..
  4. pmc Synthetic or food-derived vitamin C--are they equally bioavailable?
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, P O Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 5:4284-304. 2013
    ..Study design issues and future research directions are discussed. ..
  5. pmc A randomised cross-over pharmacokinetic bioavailability study of synthetic versus kiwifruit-derived vitamin C
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology and Biomedical Science, University of Otago, Christchurch, P O Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 5:4451-61. 2013
    ..Overall, our pharmacokinetic study has shown comparable relative bioavailability of kiwifruit-derived vitamin C and synthetic vitamin C. ..
  6. pmc Human skeletal muscle ascorbate is highly responsive to changes in vitamin C intake and plasma concentrations
    Anitra C Carr
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:800-7. 2013
    ..Vitamin C may also protect these metabolically active cells from oxidative stress...
  7. doi The bioavailability of vitamin C from kiwifruit
    Margreet C M Vissers
    Pathology Department, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Adv Food Nutr Res 68:125-47. 2013
    ..Recent studies have shown that the addition of kiwifruit to a marginal vitamin C diet markedly improves plasma vitamin C levels and can increase them to both healthy and optimal levels...
  8. pmc Enhanced human neutrophil vitamin C status, chemotaxis and oxidant generation following dietary supplementation with vitamin C-rich SunGold kiwifruit
    Stephanie M Bozonet
    Centre for Free Radical Research, Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch, PO Box 4345, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nutrients 7:2574-88. 2015
    ..Our data indicate that supplementation with vitamin C-rich kiwifruit is associated with improvement of important neutrophil functions, which would be expected to translate into enhanced immunity. ..