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alpha-Tocopherol

"alpha-Tocopherol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "alpha-Tocopherol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "alpha-Tocopherol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 57 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2003
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