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Catechin

Known as: (+)-Catechin, Catechu, Catechuic Acid 
An antioxidant flavonoid, occurring especially in woody plants as both (+)-catechin and (-)-epicatechin (cis) forms.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
An expanding body of preclinical evidence suggests EGCG, the major catechin found in green tea (Camellia sinensis), has the… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Polyphenols are abundant micronutrients in our diet, and evidence for their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Grape seeds and skins are good sources of phytochemicals such as gallic acid, catechin, and epicatechin and are suitable raw… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
  • J. Higdon, B. Frei
  • Critical reviews in food science and nutrition
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 31127441
Increasing interest in the health benefits of tea has led to the inclusion of tea extracts in dietary supplements and functional… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
Concurrent use of herbs may mimic, magnify, or oppose the effect of drugs. Plausible cases of herb-drug interactions include… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Several parameters mostly affecting the precision and accuracy of vanillin assay were reexamined and optimized. The reexamination… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The scavenging effects of tea catechins and their epimerized, acylated, and glucostylated derivatives on 1,1-diphenyl-2… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The cytoprotective effect of three flavonoids, catechin, quercetin and diosmetin, was investigated on iron-loaded hepatocyte… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The mode of antibacterial action of, the green tea (Camellia sinensis) extracts, (-)-epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) and… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
An antioxidant fraction of Chinese green tea (green tea antioxidant; GTA), containing several catechins, has been previously… Expand