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Synonyms for tocopherol

a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction

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Prevention of LDL alphatocopherol consumption, cholesterol oxidation, and vascular endothelium dysfunction by polyphenolic compounds from red wine.
Alphatocopherol acetate (Sigma Aldrich) was added to plasma samples as an internal standard.
6 Even natural alphatocopherol may not be as "natural" as one would have thought, as mixed tocopherols are converted to a single alpha-tocopherol by the chemical process of methylation.
UHMWPE materials can be doped with alphatocopherol including vitamin E by increasing the temperature and pressure without melting or changing its morphology.
Group B: Treatment supplemented with alphatocopherol (n=10)--These patients received standard treatment for COPD as in group A plus [alpha]-tocopherol (Cap Evion--E Merck) 400 IU capsules twice a day.
Some scientists hypothesize that alphatocopherol could lessen the effect of the other tocopherols.
The investigators conducted a nested case control study of more than 29,000 Finnish men who participated in the AlphaTocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study.
supplementation with alphatocopherol and beta-carotene: incidence