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Vitamin E


DATA No : VVE0020 INFORMANT : Fumiko Hirahara

NAME : 2-(4',8',12'-trimethyltrideca-3',7',11'-trienyl)-2,7,8-trimethylchroman-6-ol

COMMON NAME: g-tocotrienol
SYMBOL: g-T3
FORMULA: C28H42O2 MOL.WT (average) : 410.632


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SPECTRAL DATA
UV SPECTRA:296 nm, E1%1cm=91(ethanol)

IR SPECTRA:3440,1667 and 1618 cm-1

NMR SPECTRA:1H-NMR: 6.35,5.13,4.28,2.68,2.12-2.02,1.68-1.62 and 1.25 ppm

MASS SPECTRA:M=410

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CHROMATOGRAM DATA
Many analytical methods (colorimetric, fluorometric,TLC,GC,HPLC) have been reported for the determination of Tocopherols and tocotrienols. At the present time, HPLC methods are popular for the analysis of vitamin E.
[Chromatogram 0005] (Ref. 0038)
SOURCE
1.Palm 2.Palm Oil 3.Rice bran (Ref. 0033/0034)
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REFERENCES
[0033]
AUTHOR:Ong,A.S.H.(1993) Natural Sources of Tocotrienols, in Vitamin E in Health and Disease (Packer,L. and Fuchs,J. eds) ,pp3-8,Marcel Dekke,Inc., New York,Basel,Hong Kong
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[0034]
AUTHOR:Kijima,S. (1993) Chemistry of Vitamin E, in Vitamin E, Its Usefulness in Health and in Curing Disease (Mino,M., Nakmura,H., Diplock,A. and Kayden,H.J. eds),pp3-11,Japan Scientific Societies Press
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AUTHOR:Abe,K. and Matsumoto,A.(1993) Quantitative Determination of Tocopherols, Its Usefulness in Health and in Curing Disease (Mino,M., Nakmura,H., Diplock,A. and Kayden,H.J. eds),pp13-19,Japan Scientific Societies Press
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