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α-tocopherol

α-tocopherol (α-T) out of the 8 major analogues of vitamin E has been a particular focus because of its strong antioxidant properties. α-T is enriched in the plasma of humans and higher animals 10-100-fold to an average of 23.2 μM. In Vitamin E isomers, α-T is a fat-soluble vitamin, where as it phosphate form, α-tocopherol phosphate (α-TP) is naturally occurring water-soluble form. α-T has strong antioxidant activity, the chromanol OH group in α-TP is phosphorylated so that it has no antioxidant activity. α-TP acts as a detergent forming a barrier which might inhibit the transfer of free radicals from one polyunsaturated fatty acid. α-TP more efficiently modulated atherosclerotic and inflammatory events than α-T by reducing THP-1 cell proliferation and expression of the CD36 scavenger receptor. α-TP and α-T act as lipid mediators modulating signal transduction and gene expression. Michael Eskin NA https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/vitamin-e-and-the-role-of-watersoluble-tocopheryl-phosphate-vms.1000e123.php?aid=24737 Vitamins & minerals is the top most leading journal of life sciences group stream from the top most international publisher, OMICS Group. It is the leading journal in its related field of journals from OMICS Group like Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences, Journal of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy covering the scope of two major journals in the field of nutrition. Vitamins & minerals provide the top class editorial services and review process with its 40 member editorial board and hand full of expertise reviewers. Vitamins & Minerals publishes articles and release the issues on quarterly basis per volume.
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