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Compound Summary for: CID 20353

alpha-Tocopherol

Also known as: vitamin e succinate; alpha-Tocopheryl succinate; tocopherol succinate; D-alpha-Tocopherol succinate; D-ALPHA-TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE
Molecular Formula: C33H54O5   Molecular Weight: 530.77886   InChIKey: IELOKBJPULMYRW-NJQVLOCASA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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