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Study of Tocotrienol Absorption and Distribution Under Different Fat Status

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01185769
First Posted: August 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2010
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Collaborator:
University of Malaya
Information provided by:
Malaysia Palm Oil Board
  Purpose
Despite the emerging interest in tocotrienols, the absorption of tocotrienols in humans remains unclear especially with different fat diets.This study aimed at evaluating the absorption and distribution of tocotrienols in plasma and lipoproteins in associations with high and low fat diets. Different fat level will affect the absorption and distribution of tocotrienols

Condition Intervention
Absorption Dietary Supplement: Tocotrienol

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Mechanism of Absorption and Distribution of Tocotrienols Under Different Food Status

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Further study details as provided by Malaysia Palm Oil Board:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference in absorption and distribution of Tocoterienols during high fat and low fat meal by measuring the plasma, chylomicron, and HDL level of tocotrienol [ Time Frame: 0, 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 24 hours after tocotrienol administration and in take of designated meal ]

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: High fat
500 mg of tocotrienol will be administered at single dose after consumption of high fat diet
Dietary Supplement: Tocotrienol
500 mg of tocotrienol will be administered after consumption of high fat diet
Experimental: Low fat
500 mg of tocotrienol will be administered at single dose after consumption of low fat diet
Dietary Supplement: Tocotrienol
500 mg of tocotrienol will be administered after consumption of low fat diet

Detailed Description:
There is a possibility that the absorption and distribution of tocotrienols may occur differently compared with tocopherols, especially under different fat status
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   22 Years to 25 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male aged 22-25
  • body mass index 18.5 < X < 30 kg/m2
  • plasma cholesterol < 5.2 mmol/L,
  • TAG < 1.7 mmol/L

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of cardiovascular disease
  • diabetic
  • body mass index < 18.5 or > 30 kg/m2
  • plasma cholesterol > 5.2 mmol/L,
  • TAG > 1.7 mmol/L
  • hypertension
  • currently taking Vitamin E supplement
  • current use of medication
  • smoking.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01185769


Locations
Malaysia
Malaysian Palm Oil Board
Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, 43000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Malaysia Palm Oil Board
University of Malaya
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Weng-Yew Wong, Bsc Malaysia Palm Oil Board
  More Information

Responsible Party: Wong Weng-Yew / Research Officer, Malaysian Palm Oil Board
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01185769     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PD141/09
First Submitted: August 19, 2010
First Posted: August 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Keywords provided by Malaysia Palm Oil Board:
Vitamin E
Absorption

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tocotrienols
Vitamin E
Tocopherols
Antioxidants
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vitamins
Micronutrients
Growth Substances