Definition of "tocopherols" [tocopherols]

  • Plural form of tocopherol. (noun)

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Use "tocopherols" in a sentence
  • "When vitamin E was isolated from plant oils, the term tocopherols was used to name the initial four compounds that shared similar structures."
  • "Natural vitamin E comes in eight different forms and four are called tocopherols, the most common types found in supplements."
  • "Compared to the normal CYP4F2 enzyme, the W12G variant was better able to degrade several commonly occurring forms of vitamin E called tocopherols, while the V433M variant was less able to break down these forms of the vitamin."