Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant and important for normal neurological functions. Deficiency leads to encephalomalacia /crazy chick disease, exudative diathesis in young birds, muscular dystrophy seen more frequently in older and mature birds.
Vitamin E is required to maintain brain structure and also act as an anti-oxidant. Its deficiency is responsible for enlarged hocks, muscular weakness and crazy chick disease.
Vitamin E used as an antioxidant,it can prevent the premature aging of skin and improve the skin's elasticity;.Increasing breeding or laying rate of the livestock and poultry, while keep the meat tasty and increase nutritional value;Vitamin E can effectively increase the nucleic acid metabolism, and promote protein synthesis, and increase the body functions and sexual function.
Vitamin E also has an effect on gene expression. Macrophages rich in cholesterol are found in the atherogenetic tissue.
Vitamin E also plays a role in neurological functions,and inhibition of platelet aggregation.
Vitamin E also protects lipids and prevents the oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids