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Name: alpha-Tocopherol
PubChem Compound ID: 14985
Description: 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.
Molecular formula: C29H50O2
Molecular weight: 430.706 g/mol
VIT; Tocopherol (R,S); 25094-97-7; VIV; 2H-1-Benzopyran-6-ol, 3,4-dihydro-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-, (2R*(4R*,8R*))-(+-)- (9CI); 5,7,8-Trimethyltocol; Vita plus E; AIDS-072178; Waynecomycin; D02331.
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