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vitamin E biosynthetic process

Known as: tocopherol biosynthesis, vitamin E anabolism, vitamin E synthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of vitamin E, tocopherol, which includes a series of eight structurally similar… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The light-harvesting chlorophyll-binding (LHC) proteins are major constituents of eukaryotic photosynthetic machinery. In plants… Expand
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2009
2009
Tocopherols (alpha-, beta-, gamma- and delta-tocopherols) represent a group of lipophilic antioxidants which are synthesized only… Expand
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2008
2008
Tocopherols are essential micronutrients for humans and animals, with several beneficial effects in plants. Among cereals, only… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Singlet oxygen is formed in the photosystem II reaction center in the quench of P680 triplets, and the yield is dependent on… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Tocochromanols are a group of four tocopherols and four tocotrienols that collectively constitute vitamin E, an essential… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We report the identification and characterization of a low tocopherol Arabidopsis thaliana mutant, vitamin E pathway gene5-1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Tocotrienols are the primary form of vitamin E in seeds of most monocot plants, including cereals such as rice and wheat. As… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Tocopherol (vitamin E) is a plant chloroplast lipid presumed to be involved in the response to oxidative stress. A tocopherol… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract. The expression of the gene coding for the carotenogenic enzyme phytoene synthase is highly regulated. To study this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The deduced polypeptide sequence of open reading frame slr1736 reveals homology to chlorophyll synthase and 1,4-dihydroxy-2… Expand
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