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Compound Summary for: CID 14985

alpha-Tocopherol

Also known as: VITAMIN E, D-alpha-Tocopherol, (+)-alpha-Tocopherol, 5,7,8-Trimethyltocol, Aquasol E, (R,R,R)-alpha-Tocopherol, Ephanyl, a-Tocopherol
Molecular Formula: C29H50O2   Molecular Weight: 430.7061   InChIKey: GVJHHUAWPYXKBD-IEOSBIPESA-N
A generic descriptor for all tocopherols and tocotrienols that exhibit alpha-tocopherol activity. By virtue of the phenolic hydrogen on the 2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol nucleus, these compounds exhibit varying degree of antioxidant activity, depending on the site and number of methyl groups and the type of isoprenoids. [PubChem]   From: DrugBank
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