Welcome to University of Mumbai, Department of Biophysics


Bioinformatics Database on
"Radiosensitisers and Radioprotectors"

Alphabetical Search   >  V   >  Vitamin E                                                                                                                                                                 Top

Vitamin E

Go To:


General Features                  Clinical Study                  Chemical Intervention                 Pharmacological Aspects                 
Radiobiological Aspects                  Biological Models                  Biological Target                  Toxicity                 


GENERAL FEATURES

Name: Vitamin E
Synonyms:
Trade name:
Chemical name:
Molecular Weight:
Source: Vitamin E (α-tocopherol), the major lipid soluble antioxidant present in cellular membranes.[1]
Structure:
[1]
long alkyl chain ensures fat solubility and hydroxyl group confers it a antioxidant proprty.[1]
Chemical Nature:
Actions
& Indications:
Pharmcological Action-
Therapeutic indications:
Preclinical study-
Notes:
REFERENCES
1. 10. Clinical Chemistry of Nutrition by Ayling RM; In :Clinical Biochemistry: Metabolic and Clinical Aspects, Third Edition by Marshall WJ et al, Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014, page no. 185.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=2FkXAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA185