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tocotrienolquinone

Pronunciation: to'ko-tri'en-ol-kwi'non

Definition: A tocotrienol in which the hydroquinone has been oxidized to a quinone (the chromanol has become a chromenol); the tocotrienolquinones carry a, ß, ?, and ? prefixes in accordance with the degree of methylation, as do the tocotrienols.

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