Vitamin E in Health and Disease
Biochemistry and Clinical Applications
Probes developments and trends in research and clinical applications of vitamin E, discussing its chemistry and biochemistry and natural occurence in nuts, seeds, whole grains and vegetable and fish-liver oils. The book covers new findings on the role of vitamin E as a biological response modifier.
Table of Contents
"NATURAL OCCURRENCE AND TISSUE LEVELS Plants Natural Sources of Tocotrienols, Augustine S. H. Ong Analysis and Distribution of Vitamin E in Vegetable Oils and Foods, Alan J. Sheppard, John L. Weihrauch, and Jean A.T. Pennington Animals and Humans Absorption, Transport and Delivery to Tissues, Maret G. Traber, William Cohn, and David P. R. Muller Interrelationships of Vitamin E with Other Nutrients, Harold H. Draper Effects of ß-Carotene and Related Caritenoids on Vitamin E, Shirley R. Blakely, Geraldine V. Mitchell, Mamie Leah Young Jenkins, and Erich Grundel CHEMISTRY, BIOCHEMISTRY, AND CELL BIOLOGY Chemical Reactions, Antioxidant Action, and Biomembranes Pulse Radioysis as a Tool in Vitamin E Research, Wolf Bors, Manfred Saran, and Christs Michel Peroxyl Radical Trapping Reactions of Alpha-Tocopherol in Biomimetic Systems, Daniel C. Liebler Synthesis and Kinetic Study of Antioxidant and Prooxidant Actions of Vitamin E Derivatives, Kazou Mukai Rates and Products of Reactions of Vitamin E with Oxygen Radicals, Etsuo Niki and Mitsuyoshi Matsuo Relative Importance of Vitamin E in Antiperoxidative Defenses in Human Blood Plasma and Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL), Balz B. Frei and Bruce N. Ames Scavenging of Singlet Molecular Oxygen by Tocopherols, Helmut Sies, Stephan Kaiser, Paulo Di Mascio, and Michael E. Murphy Relationship Between Vitamin E and a More Electronegatively Charged LDL of Human Plasma, Gabriele Bittolo-Bon, Giuseppe Cazzolato, and Pietro Avogaro The Role of Vitamin E in Blood and Cellular Aging, Shiro Urano Pharamacology Biokinetics of Vitamin E Using Deuterated Tocopherols, Graham W. Burton and Keith U. Ingold Vitamin E Status of Exotic Animals Compared with Livestock and Domestics, Ellen S. Dierenfeld and Maret G. Traber Alpha-Tocopherol and Protein Kinase C Regulation of Intracellular Signaling, Angelo Manfredo Azzi, Gianna Bartoli, Daniel Boscoboinik, Carmel Hensey, and Adam Szewczyk Vitamin E Action in Modulating the Arachidonic Acid Cascade, David