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Substance Name: Tocopherol [JAN]
RN: 1406-66-2
UNII: R0ZB2556P8
InChIKey: QUEDXNHFTDJVIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • 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.

Molecular Formula

  • C28-H48-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 416.685
 

Classification Codes

  • Antioxidants
  • Growth Substances
  • Micronutrients
  • Protective Agents
  • Vitamins
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Tocopherol [JAN]
  • Tocopherols

MeSH Heading

  • Tocopherols

Synonyms

  • CCRIS 4506
  • EC 604-195-9
  • Methyltocols
  • Tocopherol
  • UNII-R0ZB2556P8

Systematic Names

  • E-MIX 80
  • Tocopherols

Superlist Name

  • Tocopherols

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1406-66-2

FDA UNII

  • R0ZB2556P8

System Generated Number

  • 0001406662

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C28H48O2/c1-20(2)11-8-12-21(3)13-9-14-22(4)15-10-17-28(7)18-16-25-19-26(29)23(5)24(6)27(25)30-28/h19-22,29H,8-18H2,1-7H3

InChIKey

QUEDXNHFTDJVIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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c12c(CC[C@@](O1)(CCC[C@@H](CCC[C@@H](CCCC(C)C)C)C)C)cc(O)c(c2C)C