tocopherol

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Synonyms for tocopherol

a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction

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Effect of alpha tocopherol succinate on lipid peroxidation in equine spermatozoa.
Studies show that levels of gamma tocopherol are a better predictor of lower heart attack risk than alpha tocopherol.
Efficacy of intrauterine use of levofloxacin and alpha tocopherol on conception rate in repeat breeder crossbred cows.
Group I served as control without stress and group II exposed to restraint stress for 06 hours, group III given ascorbic acid, group IV alpha tocopherol and group V was supplemented with both vitamins along with standard diet for one month.
Although there were no associations between baseline serum carotenoids or alpha tocopherol concentrations and incidence of BCC or SCC, baseline serum selenium concentrations showed strong inverse associations with both BCC and SCC tumor incidence.
Animals were fed a high fat diet and were either supplemented with alpha tocopherol, a tocotrienol rich fraction from rice bran or didesmethyl tocotrienol (d-P(25)-T3).
Autoxidation of lipids and antioxidation by alpha tocopherol and ubiquinol in aqueous dispersion of lipids.
Vitamin E is particularly under study, because by its structure, alpha tocopherol should, theoretically, be the most effective antioxidant.
Synthetic alpha tocopherol shown to increase prostate cancer risk.
Longtime members of the Life Extension Foundation[R] have heard our warnings against synthetic alpha tocopherol many times.
Concentrations of alpha tocopherol in plasma decrease significantly with fish oil supplementation.
Level of alpha tocopherol in concentrate mixture and wheat straw offered to the experimental calves was estimated by the method of McMurray et al.
A rat study showed that gamma tocopherol, but not alpha tocopherol, exhibited potent reduction of PGE2 and leukotriene B4, powerful pro-inflammatory end products of the COX-2 and 5-LOX pathways, respectively.
In 1997, the Life Extension Foundation[R] warned that taking-only the alpha tocopherol form of vitamin E could displace critically important gamma tocopherol in the body.