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Synonyms for tocopherol

a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction

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Thus, in the present study, we evaluated the association of serum alphatocopherol and retinol levels with the presence and extent of coronary lesions.
Increased tendency toward gingival bleeding caused by joint effect of alphatocopherol supplementation and acetylsalicylic acid.
However, many of the protective effects of minocycline have been explained by its antioxidant capacity by interfering with the production of ROS through four different mechanisms of action: 1) its ability to trap free radicals comparable to alphatocopherol (23).
Essien, "Plasma levels of retinol, ascorbic acid and alphatocopherol in sickle cell anaemia," Central African Journal of Medicine, vol.
Preliminary research, largely in animals, suggests that natural vitamin E rich in gammatocopherol and, depending on the oil source, delta-tocopherol, may be more cancer preventive than alphatocopherol alone, which is the only form in synthetic vitamin E.
Possible neuro-protective effects of lecithin and alphatocopherol alone or in combination against ischemia/reperfusion insult in rat brain.
Free and albumin-bound bilirubin are efficient co-antioxidants for alphatocopherol, inhibiting plasma and low density lipoprotein lipid peroxidation.
Don't take more than 1,000 mg of alphatocopherol per day.
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.
Dietary and serum alphatocopherol, beta-carotene and retinol, and risk for colorectal cancer in male smokers.
Taking an identical dosage, the concentration of natural alpha-tocopherol in blood and organs is almost double that of the synthetic form.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.
(8) Vitamin E activity is considered to be exclusively from alphatocopherol; the major isomer in the body, gamma, the most effective against CVD, is not mentioned, nor are the tocotrienols.