Jarmila Kucharská, Anna Gvozdjáková
Gamma-tocopherol (γT) is a form of vitamin E. It has biological properties that alpha-tocopherol (αT) does not have.
Besides protecting cell membranes from lipoperoxidation, γT is able to scavenge reactive nitrogen radicals in the body
and has anti-inflammatory effects. Human plasma γT concentration represents about 5 – 30 % concentration that
of αT. An inverse relationship of γT concentrations with the incidence of cardiovascular, oncological and neurological
diseases has been found. Health benefit of γT is not yet sufficiently clarified due to lack of the long-term and extensive