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, chromane (krō'man, -mān),
Fundamental unit of the tocopherols (vitamin E).
See also: chromanol, chromene, chromenol.
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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.
In addition, cells with deleted UCP or treated with UCP inhibitors such as chromanes or genipin favor ROS generation, cyt c release, cell death, and heart failure.