"Vitamin E" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A generic descriptor for all TOCOPHEROLS and TOCOTRIENOLS that exhibit ALPHA-TOCOPHEROL activity. By virtue of the phenolic hydrogen on the 2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol nucleus, these compounds exhibit varying degree of antioxidant activity, depending on the site and number of methyl groups and the type of ISOPRENOIDS.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Vitamin E".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Vitamin E".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vitamin E" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Vitamin E" was a major or minor topic of these publication.