Dose-dependent cholesterolemic activity of tocotrienols.


Tocotrienols and tocopherols are isoforms of vitamin E. Vitamin E may exhibit antioxidant, prooxidant and non-antioxidant activities depending upon circumstances. In this study, the effect of tocotrienols and a-tocopherol on the activities of HMG CoA reductase and cholesterol 7 a-hydroxylase was investigated. Pure tocotrienols were isolated from palm fatty… (More)


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@article{Khor2002DosedependentCA, title={Dose-dependent cholesterolemic activity of tocotrienols.}, author={Hunteik Khor and Thengtheng Ng and Raajeswari Rajendran}, journal={Malaysian journal of nutrition}, year={2002}, volume={8 2}, pages={157-66} }