Absorption of (-)-epigallocatechin gallate into the circulation system of rats.

@article{Unno1995AbsorptionO,
  title={Absorption of (-)-epigallocatechin gallate into the circulation system of rats.},
  author={Tomonori Unno and Tadakazu Takeo},
  journal={Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry},
  year={1995},
  volume={59 8},
  pages={1558-9}
}
The absorption of (-)-epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) into the circulation system was studied in rats. EGCg was detected in rat plasma after an oral administration of 50 mg, the concentration of EGCg in the plasma reaching the highest level about an hour after dosing, and then decreasing quickly.