The alpha-tocopherol transfer protein.

@article{Manor2007TheAT,
  title={The alpha-tocopherol transfer protein.},
  author={Danny Manor and Samantha Morley},
  journal={Vitamins and hormones},
  year={2007},
  volume={76},
  pages={45-65}
}
Almost a century ago, plant extracts were documented to be critical for the fertility of rodents. This activity was later ascribed to vitamin E, a term comprising a number of structurally related plant lipids that function as fat soluble antioxidants. The alpha-tocopherol transfer protein (TTP) is a critical regulator of vitamin E status that stimulates the movement of vitamin E between membrane vesicles in vitro and facilitates the secretion of tocopherol from hepatocytes. Heritable mutations… CONTINUE READING

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