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Synonyms for tocopherol

a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction

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Different starting times of alphatocopherol and gamma-tocotrienol supplementation and tumor marker enzyme activities in the rat chemically induced with cancer.
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.
Dietary and serum alphatocopherol, beta-carotene and retinol, and risk for colorectal cancer in male smokers.
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.
Depletion of serum alternative complement pathway activity in gilthead seabream caused by alphatocopherol and n-3 HUFA dietary deficiencies.
Changes in the concentration of carotenoids, vitamin A, alphatocopherol and total lipids in human milk throughout early lactation.
Most of the research on E has studied alphatocopherol because it was--and still is--believed to be the most active form in the body.
Some scientists hypothesize that alphatocopherol could lessen the effect of the other tocopherols.
Preeclampsia and antioxidant nutrients: Decreased plasma levels of reduced ascorbic acid, alphatocopherol, and beta-carotene in women with preeclampsia.
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.
Ronotec 202 liquid USP alphatocopherol (vitamin E) provides good processing and color stability.
Long-term supplementation with alphatocopherol [vitamin E] substantially reduced prostate cancer incidence and mortality in male smokers," the research team wrote.
Researchers exploring the idea that oxidative damage may play a role in Alzheimer's disease theorize that drugs such as alphatocopherol keep oxidative damage of brain cells at bay, and therefore may be effective in reducing symptoms.