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Tocopherols Summary

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.

Also Known As: Abortosan; Adisseo Brand of Tocopherol; Alcala Brand of Tocopherol Acetate; Aliud Brand of Tocopherol; Antioxidans E-Hevert Show All >>

Networked: 485 relevant articles (26 outcomes, 91 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Tocopherols is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 21 studies in 102 results
  2. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 3 results
  3. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 1 outcome 7 studies in 22 results
  4. Lung Neoplasms (Lung Cancer) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 10 results
  5. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 7 results
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Drugs Related to Tocopherols

  1. Vitamin E
  2. Tocotrienols
  3. Carotenoids (Carotene)
  4. alpha-Tocopherol
  5. Vitamin A (Retinol)
  6. beta Carotene (Betacarotene)
  7. alpha-tocopheryl nicotinate
  8. Pentoxifylline (Trental)
  9. Cholesterol
  10. polyphenols
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Therapies Related to Tocopherols

  1. Lymphatic Irradiation
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  3. Intraperitoneal Injections
  4. Intramuscular Injections
  5. Oral Administration
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