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Substance Name: gamma-Tocopherol
RN: 54-28-4
UNII: 8EF1Z1238F
InChIKey: QUEDXNHFTDJVIY-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 BETA-TOCOPHEROL, it also has three methyl groups on the 6-chromanol nucleus but at different sites.

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

  • gamma-Tocopherol

MeSH Heading

  • gamma-Tocopherol

Synonyms

  • D-gamma-Tocopherol
  • EINECS 200-201-5
  • gamma-Tocopherol
  • gamma-Tocopherol, d-
  • UNII-8EF1Z1238F

Systematic Names

  • (2R(2R*(4R*,8R*)))-3,4-Dihydro-2,7,8-trimethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-ol
  • 2H-1-Benzopyran-6-ol, 3,4-dihydro-2,7,8-trimethyl-2-((4R,8R)-4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-, (2R)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 54-28-4

FDA UNII

  • 8EF1Z1238F

System Generated Number

  • 0000054284

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/t21-,22-,28-/m1/s1

InChIKey

QUEDXNHFTDJVIY-DQCZWYHMSA-N

Smiles

C([C@@]1(CCc2c(O1)c(c(c(c2)O)C)C)C)CC[C@H](C)CCC[C@H](C)CCCC(C)C