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To the Editor.—
In the April 1978 issue of the Archives (138:619-621), my interest in learning about the absorption of ascorbic acid was rewarded by learning (near the top of page 620) that it is "absorbed by active transport," while near the end of that page that it is "absorbed passively."
Pinski G. Absorption of Ascorbic Acid. Arch Intern Med. 1978;138(10):1581. doi:10.1001/archinte.1978.03630350101033