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Vitamin E


DATA No : VVE0017 INFORMANT : Fumiko Hirahara

NAME : 2-(4'R,8'R,12'-trimethyltridecyl)-2-methylchroman-6-ol

COMMON NAME: tocol
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FORMULA: C26H44O2 MOL.WT (average) : 388.626


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:

BOILING POINT:b.p..1300.001=165-175deg(Ref. 0010)

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SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:298.5nm, E1%1cm=97(ethanol)

IR SPECTRA:3375,2915,1490,1450,1375,1285,1217,1152,1106 and 861 cm-1 (liquid film)

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SOURCE

CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS
Tocol was obtained by condensing phytol and hydroquinone using formic acids as the catalyst. (Ref. 0001)
METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
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AUTHOR:Kasparek,S.(1980)Chemistry of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols, in Vitamin E, a comprehensive Treasure (Machlin, L.J. ,eds.), PP7-65, Marcel Dekker, INC., New York and Basel
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[0010]
AUTHOR:Tocol(1996), in The Merck Index (Twelfth Edition), pp1620, Merck & Co., Inc.
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