Marked Increase of .ALPHA.-Tocopherol Concentration in Rats Fed Sesame Seed

Tomoko IMAI, Yoshie IIZUKA, Mitsuo NAMIKI, Kanae YAMASHITA
1995 Journal of Home Economics of Japan  
The effect of sesame seed (with negligible amounts of ƒ¿ -tocopherol and about 25 mg γ -tocopherol/100 g sesame seed) on tocopherol concentrations in the plasma and tissues was studied in rats fed diets contained 10 (low) , 50 (normal) , or 250 (high) mg ƒ¿ -tocopherol/kg diet with or without 20% sesame seed for 8 weeks.
doi:10.11428/jhej1987.46.627 fatcat:pzjk5o3xhbbuhcovkw4cped6fi