Tocopherols

Known as: Tocopherols [Chemical/Ingredient], Tocopherol, 2,7,8-trimethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)chroman-6-ol 
A collective name for a group of closely related lipids that contain substitutions on the 2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol nucleus and a long hydrocarbon chain… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Carotenoids and tocopherols are the two most abundant groups of lipid-soluble antioxidants in chloroplasts. In addition to their… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
In nature, eight substances have been found to have vitamin E activity: alpha-, beta-, gamma- and delta-tocopherol; and alpha… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Foods and beverages rich in phenolic compounds, especially flavonoids, have often been associated with decreased risk of… (More)
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2005
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2005
Low molecular weight antioxidants, such as ascorbate, glutathione, and tocopherol, are information-rich redox buffers that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The roles of carotenoids, retinol, and tocopherols in breast cancer etiology have been inconclusive. The authors prospectively… (More)
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2000
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2000
Flavonoids are nearly ubiquitous in plants and are recognized as the pigments responsible for the colors of leaves, especially in… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Although vitamin E has been known as an essential nutrient for reproduction since 1922, we are far from understanding the… (More)
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1997
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1997
An imbalance between oxidants and antioxidants in favour of the oxidants, potentially leading to damage, is termed 'oxidative… (More)
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1993
Review
1993
Metabolism, like other aspects of life, involves tradeoffs. Oxidant by-products of normal metabolism cause extensive damage to… (More)
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1991
Review
1991
Reactive oxygen species occur in tissues and can damage DNA, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids. These potentially deleterious… (More)
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