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Vitamin E

Reference Range

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that acts as an antioxidant and free-radical scavenger in lipophilic environments. Vitamin E requires bile for absorption, and 25% of it is absorbed orally. The vitamin is stored in adipose tissue, liver, and muscle.

The reference range of vitamin E in adults is 5.5-17 µg/mL. In children, it is 3-18.4 µg/mL.

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