Antioxidant properties of vitamin E

Khadije Hajibabaei

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Vitamin E (α-tocopherol), is an efficient lipid soluble antioxidant that actions as a ‘chain breaker’ during lipid peroxidation in cell membranes. This article describes the roles of vitamin E as an antioxidant and mechanisms of radical scavenging activity of α-tocopherol.

 

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Hajibabaei K. Antioxidant properties of vitamin E. Ann Res Antioxid. 2016;1(2):e22.


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