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Table 4 Distribution of α-tocopheryl quinone (α-TQ) and γ-tocopheryl quinone (γ-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) Recovery (%)
A. α-tocopheryl quinone or γ-tocopheryl quinone
α-TQ 0 1.91 0.007 1.92 100%
  6 1.74 0.041 1.78 93%
γ-TQ 0 1.08 0.001 1.08 100%
  6 0.57 0.011 0.58 54%
B. α-tocopheryl quinone and γ-tocopheryl quinone
α-TQ 0 1.99 0.007 2.00 100%
  6 1.81 0.070 1.88 94%
γ-TQ 0 1.22 0.001 1.22 100%
  6 0.44 0.013 0.46 37%