tocopherol


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Synonyms for tocopherol

a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction

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Table 1 shows the variation of [alpha]-, [gamma]-, and total tocopherol contents and [alpha]/[gamma]-tocopherol ratio in three doubled haploid canola populations.
who were the first to delineate the function of tocotrienol From tocopherol.
The length of the molecule's tail, by contrast, determines whether a vitamin E molecule belongs to the tocopherol or tocotrienol subfamily of vitamin E.
Concurrent liquid-chromatographic assay of retinol, [alpha]-tocopherol, [beta]-carotene, [alpha]-carotene, lycopene, and [beta]-cryptoxanthin in plasma, with tocopherol acetate as internal standard.
The human body does not make vitamin E tocopherols and tocotrienols, but desperately needs them for oxidative protection.
2) Gamma-tocopherol or mixed tocopherols (which contain a high proportion of gamma-tocopherol) also inhibited platelet aggregation to a greater extent than did alpha-tocopherol.
9,15) Vitamin E is generally used in l%-5% concentrations alpha-tocopherol or tocopherol acetate in over-the-counter products.
A variety of tocopherol isoforms with vitamin E activity is available in nature.
The tocopherols were quantified using the external standard method of [delta]-tocopherol, ([beta]+[gamma])-tocopherol and a tocopherol (Sigma, USA), according to Instituto Adolfo Lutz (IAL, 2005).
There are eight natural congeners of Vitamin E--four tocopherols and four tocotrienols, all of which show different biological properties that may be relevant for neuroprotection.
6) also described the neuroprotective effects of orally administered tocopherol in glaucoma patients as determined by the average differences between pulsatility indexes and resistivity indexes of both ophthalmic arteries and posterior ciliary arteries and also mean deviations.
Adzuki beans a darker seed coat had a 4% higher total tocopherol concentration than light colored seeds, seed color also impact delta-tocopherol and gamma-tocopherol concentrations.
U (a) (Levofloxacin 20 mg/ml and Alpha tocopherol 5mg/ml) infused intrauterine for three consecutive days.
Vitamin E includes eight compounds found in nature: four tocopherols and four tocotrienols named and identified by the prefixes [alpha]-, ([beta]-, [gamma]- and 5-tocopherol.
Aim of Study: To determine the effects of ascorbic acid (AA) and alpha tocopherol (AT) supplementation on stress induced changes in serum malondialdehyde and serum superoxide dismutase levels in male Sprague Dawley rats.