Chapter 8. Vitamin E and Neurological Function: Abetalipoproteinaemia and Other Disorders of Fat Absorption

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. D. P. R Muller1,
  2. J. K. Lloyd2 and
  3. O. H. Wolff1

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720820.ch8

Ciba Foundation Symposium 101 - Biology of Vitamin E

Ciba Foundation Symposium 101 - Biology of Vitamin E

How to Cite

Muller, D. P. R., Lloyd, J. K. and Wolff, O. H. (2008) Vitamin E and Neurological Function: Abetalipoproteinaemia and Other Disorders of Fat Absorption, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 101 - Biology of Vitamin E (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720820.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WClN IEH

  2. 2

    St George's Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272797488

Online ISBN: 9780470720820

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Keywords:

  • vitamin E;
  • abetalipoproteinaemia;
  • neuropathy;
  • fat absorption;
  • aetiology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abetalipoproteinaemia

  • Other Chronic Disorders of Fat Absorption

  • Clinical Features of Vitamin E Deficiency

  • Treatment with Vitamin E

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References

  • Problems of Defining Vitamin E Deficiency

  • References