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Chapter-04 Vitamin E

BOOK TITLE: Vitamins in Health & Disease

Author
1. Kulkarni ML
ISBN
9789350257081
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11574_4
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2012
Pages
15
Author Affiliations
1. JJAM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India, JJM Medical College, Devangere, Karnataka, JJM Medical College, Davangere Karnataka, India, 2373 Mcc ‘A’ Block, Devangere, Karnataka, Email: rajappanpillai@hotmail.com, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, JJM Medical College, Davangere, JJM Medical College, Davanagere, Karnataka, Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College Davangere, Karnataka, India
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Abstract

This chapter provides detail description of Vitamin E. Chapter has 2 well-illustrated diagrams and pictures. Biochemistry and metabolism of vitamin E, sources, requirement, functions of vitamin E, epidemiology, vitamin E deficiency, haemolytic anaemia, antioxidant actions, vitamin E and haemolytic anaemia, vitamin E and immune system function, evaluation of vitamin E status, toxicity, oral vitamin therapy are given in detail. 2 tables are included to highlight details of tocopherol and vitamin E content of vegetable oils. 13 references are given at the end of the chapter for further reading.

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