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Vitamin E


DATA No : VVE0002 INFORMANT : Fumiko Hirahara

NAME : 2S-(4'R,8'R,12'-trimethyltridecyl)-2,5,7,8-tetramethylchroman-6-ol

COMMON NAME: 2-epi-a-tocopherol
SYMBOL: l-a-Toc
FORMULA: C29H50O2 MOL.WT (average) : 430.706


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(2S,4'R,8'R)-a-tocopherol can be conveniently prepared by an alternative procedure starting from (2R,4'R,8'R)-a-tocopherol as follows.
[Table 0001] (Ref. 0008)
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AUTHOR:Isler, O., Mayer,H.(1971) [227]Synthesis of Vitamin E , in Methods in Enzymnology vol.18 (McCormick, D,B.,Wright,L. D eds.),pp241-348, Academic Press, New York and London
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