beta-tocopherol

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  • Name: beta-tocopherol
  • Description: Beta-tocopherol is a tocopherol in which the chroman-6-ol core is substituted by methyl groups at positions 5 and 8. While it is found in low concentrations in many vegetable oils, only cottonseed ... oil contains significant amounts. It has a role as a plant metabolite and a food component. (CHEBI ID:47771)
Overview of age-variations
Age group comparisons
PMID Age/Age interval, Gender Value (unit of measurement) Method Sample
27374292 Age [25-35], Gender ♂ 0.78652 (average level of metabolite) GC/MS serum
27374292 Age [55-64], Gender ♂ 1.274916 (average level of metabolite) GC/MS serum
Linear regression
PMID Age/Age interval, Gender Value (unit of measurement) Method Sample
log2 ratio/log2(FC)
PMID Age/Age interval, Gender Value (unit of measurement) Method Sample
Summary
  • Synonym:
    5,8-Dimethyltocol; β-tocopherol;beta-tocopherol
  • Chemical Formula:
    C28H48O2
  • Exact Mass g/mol:
    416.0000000
  • Systematic name:
    (2R)-2,5,8-trimethyl-2-[(4R,8R)-4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl]-3,4-dihydrochromen-6-ol
  • SMILES:
    CC1=CC(=C(C2=C1OC(CC2)(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)C)C)O
  • InChI:
    InChI=1S/C28H48O2/c1-20(2)11-8-12-21(3)13-9-14-22(4)15-10-17-28(7)18-16-25-24(6)26(29)19-23(5)27(25)30-28/h19-22,29H,8-18H2,1-7H3/t21-,22-,28-/m1/s1
  • InChI Key:
    WGVKWNUPNGFDFJ-DQCZWYHMSA-N
Related resources
Pathway info P = product of S = substrate of
Metabolite sources and localization
  • Metabolite location:
    Human organism, Body part, Extracellular, Human body biofluids, Biofluid tissues, Blood, Tissue, Cellular (general class), Subcellular, Cell membrane, Cytoplasm
  • Metabolite source:
    Homo sapiens, endogenous metabolite
Age-variations
Age group comparisons
Method: GC/MS
Sample: serum
PubMed PMID: 27374292