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β-to·coph·er·ol (β-T),

A lower homologue of α-tocopherol that contains one less methyl group in the aromatic nucleus and is less active biologically; accompanies α-tocopherol and γ-β-tocopherol.
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The results are also in agreement with Miraliakbari and Shahidi (2008) in the absence of b-tocopherol in almond.