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History of Vitamin E Research

  • Marc BirringerEmail author
  • Jeffrey B. Blumberg
  • Manfred Eggersdorfer
  • Jan Frank
  • Peter Weber
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Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Abstract

This chapter highlights the achievements in vitamin E research of the last decades including the adventurous early years of the discovery of this fat-soluble vitamin almost 100 years ago.

Keywords

Vitamin E Discovery History Research 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Birringer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jeffrey B. Blumberg
    • 2
  • Manfred Eggersdorfer
    • 3
  • Jan Frank
    • 4
  • Peter Weber
    • 4
  1. 1.University of Applied Sciences FuldaNutritional, Food and Consumer SciencesFuldaGermany
  2. 2.Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on AgingTufts UniversityBostonUSA
  3. 3.University Medical Center GroningenHanzeplain 1GroningenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of HohenheimStuttgartGermany

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