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Substance Name: beta-Tocopherol
RN: 16698-35-4
UNII: 9U6A490501
InChIKey: WGVKWNUPNGFDFJ-DQCZWYHMSA-N

Note

  • A natural tocopherol with less antioxidant activity than alpha-tocopherol. It exhibits antioxidant activity by virtue of the phenolic hydrogen on the 2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol nucleus. As in GAMMA-TOCOPHEROL, it also has three methyl groups on the 6-chromanol nucleus but at different sites.

Molecular Formula

  • C28-H48-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 416.6852
 

Classification Codes

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

Name of Substance

  • beta-Tocopherol

MeSH Heading

  • beta-Tocopherol

Synonyms

  • beta-D-Tocopherol
  • D-beta-Tocopherol
  • EINECS 240-747-1
  • UNII-9U6A490501

Systematic Names

  • (2R(2R*(4R*,8R*)))-3,4-Dihydro-2,5,8-trimethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-ol
  • 2H-1-Benzopyran-6-ol, 3,4-dihydro-2,5,8-trimethyl-2-((4R,8R)-4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-, (2R)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 16698-35-4

FDA UNII

  • 9U6A490501

System Generated Number

  • 0016698354

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C28H48O2/c1-20(2)11-8-12-21(3)13-9-14-22(4)15-10-17-28(7)18-16-25-24(6)26(29)19-23(5)27(25)30-28/h19-22,29H,8-18H2,1-7H3/t21-,22-,28-/m1/s1

InChIKey

WGVKWNUPNGFDFJ-DQCZWYHMSA-N

Smiles

CC(C)CCC[C@@H](C)CCC[C@@H](C)CCC[C@]1(C)CCc2c(C)c(O)cc(C)c2O1