"alpha-Tocopherol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A natural tocopherol and one of the most potent antioxidant tocopherols. It exhibits antioxidant activity by virtue of the phenolic hydrogen on the 2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol nucleus. It has four methyl groups on the 6-chromanol nucleus. The natural d form of alpha-tocopherol is more active than its synthetic dl-alpha-tocopherol racemic mixture.
- alpha Tocopherol
- alpha-Tocopherol Succinate
- alpha Tocopherol Succinate
- alpha-Tocopherol Hemisuccinate
- alpha Tocopherol Hemisuccinate
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