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Synthesis of α-Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

Naturevolume 141page1057 (1938) | Download Citation

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WE have described1 the synthesis of a compound, obtained by letting phytyl-bromide react with trimethyl-hydroquinone. We also expressed the opinion that this substance might be the racemic form of α-tocopherol.

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    Helv. chim. Acta, 21, 520 (1938).

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  1. Chemisches Institut der Universität, Zürich

    • P. KARRER
    • , H. FRITZSCHE
    • , B. H. RINGIER
    •  & H. SALOMON

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