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Vitamin E MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vitamin E
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.663.283.909
D03.633.100.150.909
Unique ID
D014810
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014810
Annotation
/ther use: coordinate disease with /‌drug ther, not /‌diet ther
Scope Note
A generic descriptor for all TOCOPHEROLS and TOCOTRIENOLS that exhibit ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL activity. By virtue of the phenolic hydrogen on the 2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol nucleus, these compounds exhibit varying degree of antioxidant activity, depending on the site and number of methyl groups and the type of ISOPRENOIDS.
Pharm Action
Antioxidants
Vitamins
Registry Number
1406-18-4
NLM Classification #
QU 179
Entry Combination
deficiency:Vitamin E Deficiency
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/01
Vitamin E Preferred
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