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Name: Tocopherols
PubChem Compound ID: 14986
Description: 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 of isoprenoid units. They are antioxidants by virtue of the phenolic hydrogen. Tocopherols react with the most reactive form of oxygen and protect unsaturated fatty acids from oxidation.
Molecular formula: C28H48O2
Molecular weight: 416.68 g/mol
119-11-9; CCRIS 3610; LS-826; 3,4-Dihydro-2,7,8-trimethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-ol; Methyltocols; D02332; .gamma.-Tocopherol; gamma-Tocopherol; Vitamin Egamma; CCRIS 4506.
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