Urinary a-carboxyethyl hydroxychroman can be used as a predictor of a-tocopherol adequacy, as demonstrated in the Energetics Study
Background: Other than the in vitro erythrocyte hemolysis test, no
valid biomarkers of vitamin E status currently exist.
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