tocol

to·col

(tō'kol),
Fundamental unit of the tocopherols; 6-phytylhydroquinone is in equilibrium with, in the chromanol form, 2-methyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)chroman-6-ol.

tocol

/to·col/ (to´kol) the basic unit of the tocopherols and tocotrienols, hydroquinone with a saturated side chain; it is an antioxidant.

tocol

A generic term for an antioxidant hidroquinone that is the basic unit for a group of eight naturally occurring fat-soluble compounds with vitamin E activity.

tocol

Any of a group of 8 naturally occurring fat soluble compounds with vitamin E activity; the most biologically active is d-α-tocopherol. See Vitamin E.
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The terms of that 12A[degrees]point proA[degrees] tocol have been repeatedly violated, but Kiev and foreign governA[degrees] ments see it as the only viable roadmap to end the nineA[degrees]monthA[degrees]long conflict in which more than 5,000 people have been killed.
There is even a pro tocol for home-administered treatment for the do-it-yourself crowd.
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Gamma-tocotrienol, a tocol antioxidant as a potent radiopmtector.
The high tocol and carotenoid levels may also provide an opening to the lucrative health food and functional food markets on the international level.
Tocol (Lara Spiral, Couternon, France) was added to samples as an internal standard (Jezequel-Cuer et al.
The active ingredient is derived from the red arctic tocol cranberry.
In Vitro Antioxidant Activity and Content of Phenolic and Tocol Antioxidants," J.
In brief, 200 [micro]L of serum in a borosilicate glass tube was enriched with 50 [micro]L of tocol (10 mg/L) and mixed for 20 s.
It is formulated with date extract and red tocol arctic berry, which is a source vitamin E and omega 3 fatty acids.
Additional Pro tocol I (1977) to the Geneva Cont'entions of 1949, 1125 UNTS 3 [hereafter Protocol I].
Nixa R-2 District court granted summary School District (1997) judgment for defendant-district on the basis that the intervention pro- tocol in the IEP did not extend to lunchroom behavior and privileges.