Patent Number: 8,299,277

Title: Radiation protection drug containing tocopherol or tocotrienol compound ester derivative as active ingredient

Abstract: Administration of either a tocopherol represented by the general formula (1) or a tocotrienol compound ester derivative before or after exposure to radiation is effective in preventing or treating health disorders caused by the radiation exposure. ##STR00001##

Inventors: Anzai; Kazunori (Chiba, JP), Ueno; Megumi (Chiba, JP), Yakumaru; Haruko (Chiba, JP), Ueda; Junichi (Chiba, JP), Akashi; Makoto (Chiba, JP), Kobayashi; Shizuko (Chiba, JP), Takata; Jiro (Fukuoka, JP), Ikota; Nobuo (Chiba, JP)

Assignee: National Institute of Radiological Sciences

International Classification: C07D 311/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-10-30 0:00:00