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Tocotrienols : vitamin E beyond tocopherols / edited by Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy
Alternate Title Vitamin E beyond tocopherols
Boca Raton : CRC Press ; [Urbana, IL] : AOCS Press, c2009
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Subject(s) Tocotrienol
Vitamin E
Physical Description xviii, 403 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction and overview. Tocotrienols : a review / Alexander G. Schauss Tocotrienols in vitamin E : hype or science? / Neil E. Levin and Dallas L. Clouatre -- Sources. Tocotrienols : distribution and sources cereals-role in human health / Henryk Zielinski -- Tocotrienols in plants : sources and importance / Liva Harinantenaina -- Vitamin E : natural vs. synthetic / Amy Kosowski and Dallas L. Clouatre -- Chemistry of tocotrienols. Angiogenesis inhibition / Kiyotaka Nakagawa ... [et al.] -- Chemistry of tocotrienols / Sanchita P. Ghosh, Martin Hauer-Jensen, and K. Sree Kumar -- Mechanisms of action. Antioxidant activity of tocotrienols in cells and serum / Rossella Simone and Paola Palozza -- Antioxidant action of tocotrienols and tocopherols in solution and membranes : chemical and physical effects / Yasukazu Yoshida and Etsuo Niki -- Antiproliferative and apoptotic effects of tocotrienols on normal and neoplastic mammary epithelial cells / Paul W. Sylvester -- DNA polymerase inhibition / Yoshiyuki Mizushina, Hiromi Yoshida and Teruo Miyazawa -- Tocotrienols in altering the expression of adhesion molecules / Yuji Naito and Toshikazu Yoshikawa -- Uptake, distribution and protective action of tocotrienols in cultured cells / Noriko Noguchi, Yoshiro Saito and Etsuo Niki
Cancer prevention and treatment. Anticancer effects of tocotrienols and tocopherols irrespective of anti-oxidative properties / Tomohiro Yano and Nantiga Virgona -- Role of the mevalonatepathway in tocotrienol-mediated tumor suppression / Huanbiao Mo and Charles E. Elson -- Telomerase inhibition / Takahiro Eitsuka, Kiyotaka Nakagawa and Teruo Miyazawa -- Heart disease. Tocopherol and tocotrienols : role in heart disease care and prevention / Vijaya Juturu -- Tocotrienols and the regulation of cholesterol biosynthesis / Jiao Cao, Wei Qi and Bao-Liang Song -- Tocotrienols in cardiometabolic diseases / Barrie Tan and Anne M. Mueller -- Tocotrienols in hyperlipidemic conditions / Jahangir Iqba1 and Mohammad Minhajuddin -- Vitamin E isomers, tocotrienols, in cardioprotection / Samarjit Das, Manika Das and Dipak K. Das -- Metabolism and absorption. Absorption and disposition of tocotrienols / Kah-Hay Yuen, Bee-Hong Ng and Jia-Woei Wong -- The metabolism of tocopherols and tocotrienols and novel functions of their metabolites / Qing Jiang -- Tocotrienols activate the steroid and xenobiotic receptor SXR to modulate small molecule metabolism / Kameran R. Johnson, Tiffany Hsu, and Bruce Blumberg
Health promotion. Tocotrienols in the potential treatment of infectious disease / Anne M. Mueller, Barrie Tan and Elizabeth S. Stuart -- Tocotrienols as natural neuroprotective vitamins / Chandan K. Sen, Savita Khanna and Sashwati Roy -- Gamma-tocotrienol : potential as a countermeasure against radiological threat / K. Sree Kumar, Sanchita P. Ghosh and Martin Hauer-Jensen
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2010
Alternate Author Watson, Ronald R. (Ronald Ross)
Preedy, Victor R

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