Vitamin E: function and metabolism.

@article{BrigeliusFloh1999VitaminEF,
  title={Vitamin E: function and metabolism.},
  author={Regina Brigelius-Floh{\'e} and Maret G Traber},
  journal={FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={1145-55}
}
Although vitamin E has been known as an essential nutrient for reproduction since 1922, we are far from understanding the mechanisms of its physiological functions. Vitamin E is the term for a group of tocopherols and tocotrienols, of which alpha-tocopherol has the highest biological activity. Due to the potent antioxidant properties of tocopherols, the impact of alpha-tocopherol in the prevention of chronic diseases believed to be associated with oxidative stress has often been studied, and… CONTINUE READING
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