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Vitamin E

A generic descriptor for all TOCOPHEROLS and TOCOTRIENOLS that exhibit ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL activity. By virtue of the phenolic hydrogen on the 2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol nucleus, these compounds exhibit varying degree of antioxidant activity, depending on the site and number of methyl groups and the type of ISOPRENOIDS.

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Tree Number(s): D03.383.663.283.909, D03.633.100.150.909

MeSH Unique ID: D014810

Registry Number: 1406-18-4

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