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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Another UAMS BioVentures spinoff, Tocol Pharmaceuticals, recently announced a $1 million investment by La Universidad Tecnica Particular de Loja, a university in Ecuador.
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