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29992 Sigma-Aldrich

DL-α-Tocopherol acetate

tested according to Ph.Eur.

Synonym: α-Tocopherylis acetas, Vitamin E acetate, all-rac-α-Tocopheryl acetate

  • CAS Number 7695-91-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C31H52O3

  • Molecular Weight 472.74

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 97512

  •  EC Number 231-710-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00072042

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329753404

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical/Chromatography, Asymmetric Synthesis, Biochemicals and Reagents, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks,
InChI Key   ZAKOWWREFLAJOT-CEFNRUSXSA-N
pharmacopeia   testing conforms to Pharmacopeia
density   0.96 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

DL-alpha-Tocopherol acetate was used as a vitamin E supplement for studying whether the addition of an antioxidant or vitamin E in the diet of rats with dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis can reduce detrimental impact of inflammatory bowel disease.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Tocopherols are lipid soluble anti-oxidants that protect cell membranes from oxidative damage. α-Tocopherol is the form of tocopherol preferentially absorbed by Homosapiens. DL-α-Tocopherol acetate can inhibit oxidation of linoleate.

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NONH for all modes of transport
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Flash Point(F) 
437 °F
Flash Point(C) 
225 °C

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