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Epigallocatechin 3-Gallate and Green Tea Catechins : United They Work , Divided They Fail Perspective

  title={Epigallocatechin 3-Gallate and Green Tea Catechins : United They Work , Divided They Fail Perspective},
  author={Ann M. Bode and Zigang Dong},
Epidemiologic studies indicate that green tea consumption decreases cancer risk (1–3). These data are supported by the results of numerous preclinical studies, which have shown that green and black tea are potent inhibitors of carcinogenesis in various rodent models (4–6), including models for cancers of the skin, lung, esophagus, stomach, liver, duodenum, small intestine, pancreas, colon-rectum, and mammary gland (1, 4, 6–11). Different tea preparations contain varying amounts of polyphenols… 

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