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Table 3 Distribution of tocopherols (TOH) and tocopheryl quinones (TQ) in the culture system

From: The uptake of tocopherols by RAW 264.7 macrophages

  Time (hr) Medium (nmole/well) Cells (nmole/well) Sum (nmole/well)
A. α-tocopherol or γ-tocopherol (separately)
   TOH TQ TOH TQ  
α-TOH 0 17.0 0.13 0.008 0.006 17.1
  6 12.0 0.39 0.159 0.032 12.6
γ-TOH 0 14.8 0.41 0.004 0.003 15.2
  6 11.8 0.12 0.860 0.005 12.8
B. α-tocopherol and γ-tocopherol (together)
α-TOH 0 13.9 0.97 0.008 0.006 14.9
  6 9.8 1.18 0.662 0.070 12.3
γ-TOH 0 15.8 0.10 0.004 0.003 15.9
  6 12.5 0.15 0.759 0.008 13.4