Vitamin E as an Antioxidant in Female Reproductive Health
AbstractVitamin E was first discovered in 1922 as a substance necessary for reproduction. Following this discovery, vitamin E was extensively studied, and it has become widely known as a powerful lipid-soluble antioxidant. There has been increasing interest in the role of vitamin E as an antioxidant, as it has been discovered to lower body cholesterol levels and act as an anticancer agent. Numerous studies have reported that vitamin E exhibits anti-proliferative, anti-survival, pro-apoptotic, and anti-angiogenic effects in cancer, as well as anti-inflammatory activities. There are various reports on the benefits of vitamin E on health in general. However, despite it being initially discovered as a vitamin necessary for reproduction, to date, studies relating to its effects in this area are lacking. Hence, this paper was written with the intention of providing a review of the known roles of vitamin E as an antioxidant in female reproductive health. View Full-Text
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Mohd Mutalip, S.S.; Ab-Rahim, S.; Rajikin, M.H. Vitamin E as an Antioxidant in Female Reproductive Health. Antioxidants 2018, 7, 22.
Mohd Mutalip SS, Ab-Rahim S, Rajikin MH. Vitamin E as an Antioxidant in Female Reproductive Health. Antioxidants. 2018; 7(2):22.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mohd Mutalip, Siti S.; Ab-Rahim, Sharaniza; Rajikin, Mohd H. 2018. "Vitamin E as an Antioxidant in Female Reproductive Health." Antioxidants 7, no. 2: 22.
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