Biokinetics of Vitamin E in Lipoproteins and Cells

  • Maret G. Traber
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 92)


The paper will describe 1) the various naturally occurring and synthetic forms of vitamin E, 2) lipoprotein metabolism as it relates to plasma vitamin E transport, 3) the mechanism for the preferential enrichment of plasma and tissues with only one form of vitamin E, namely RRR-α—tocopherol, 4) kinetic estimates of the turnover of vitamin E in human plasma and 5) determinants of vitamin E tissue concentrations.


High Density Lipoprotein Plasma Vitamin Tocopherol Concentration Friedreich Ataxia Tocopheryl Acetate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maret G. Traber
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular and Cell BiologyUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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