Vitamin E Isoforms as Modulators of Lung Inflammation

@inproceedings{AbdalaValencia2013VitaminEI,
  title={Vitamin E Isoforms as Modulators of Lung Inflammation},
  author={Hiam Abdala-Valencia and S Berdnikovs and Joan M. Cook-Mills},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2013}
}
Asthma and allergic diseases are complex conditions caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Clinical studies suggest a number of protective dietary factors for asthma, including vitamin E. However, studies of vitamin E in allergy commonly result in seemingly conflicting outcomes. Recent work indicates that allergic inflammation is inhibited by supplementation with the purified natural vitamin E isoform α-tocopherol but elevated by the isoform γ-tocopherol when administered… CONTINUE READING
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