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T3376 Sigma

DL-α-Tocopherol acetate

≥96% (HPLC)

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

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Properties

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InChI Key   ZAKOWWREFLAJOT-CEFNRUSXSA-N
assay   ≥96% (HPLC)
density   0.96 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

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5, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Tocopherols (TCP) (vitamin E) are a series (α, β, γ and δ) of chiral organic molecules that vary in their degree of methylation of the phenol moiety of the chromanol ring. Tocopherols are lipid soluble anti-oxidants that protect cell membranes from oxidative damage. α-Tocopherol is the form of tocopherol preferentially absorbed by homo sapiens. Tocopherol acetate has properties similar but not identical to α-tocopherol.

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
437 °F
Flash Point(C) 
225 °C
Protocols & Articles

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Dietary Antioxidants

Antioxidants protect biological systems from oxidative damage produced by oxygen-containing free radicals and from redoxactive transition metal ions such as iron, copper, and cadmium.1 During the oxi...
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