Vitamin C Essay | Amount of Vitamin C to Discolourize Dcpip

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Amount of Vitamin C to Discolourize Dcpip

Summary: In order to find out which past and present soft drinks have the most amount of vitamin c we must first react a sample of DCPIP solution with a vitamin c solution which has a known concentration. This then enables us to compare the strength of vitamin c in the soft drinks with that of a specific concentration.
The amount of vitamin c needed to decolourize a blue dye (DCPIP) by Experimenting with a variety of soft drinks.

Introduction

The aim of this experiment is to investigate how much vitamin c is needed to decolourize 1cm³ of a blue dye known as DCPIP (dichlorophenolindophenol). By experimenting with an old and new variety of lemon, orange and blackcurrant soft drinks we are able to find out which contains the most vitamin c from the amount it takes to decolourize 1cm³ of DCPIP.

Predictions

Vitamin c is a water soluble vitamin found in various fresh fruits and vegetables. The `best sources of vitamin c are citrus fruits and their juices' . Fruits with high vitamin c content include lemons, peaches, strawberries, bananas and grapefruit. Vitamin c is involved in the repair of tissue damage and maintenance of healthy skin and blood vessels.

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