"beta-Tocopherol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- beta Tocopherol
- 3,4-Dihydro-2,5,8-trimethyl-2-(4,8,12- trimethyltridecyl)-2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol
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