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, chromane (krō'man, -mān),
Fundamental unit of the tocopherols (vitamin E).
See also: chromanol, chromene, chromenol.
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The new product patented by GP-Pharm, differs from other liposomal formulations as the active substance is placed in the wall of the liposome and not inside, and it contains a small percentage of chromane, a molecule with antioxidant properties that stabilized the liposome.
Comments: A Chromane that protects biomolecules and cellular functions from the damage caused by the reactive species generated from air pollution or UV radiation, as well as from endogenous sources, consequently preventing the premature signs of aging.
Under certain conditions chromane bridge structures were also detected.