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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.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2018
Review
2018
Tea is the most widely used beverage worldwide. Japanese and Chinese people have been drinking tea for centuries and in Asia, it… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Catechins are polyphenolic compounds—flavanols of the flavonoid family found in a variety of plants. Green tea, wine and cocoa… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Many in vitro studies have shown that tea catechins had vevarious health beneficial effects. However, inconsistent results… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Polyphenolic compound catechins ((-)-epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), (-)-epicatechin gallate (ECG) and (-)-epigallocatechin (EGC… 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
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Increasing interest in the health benefits of tea has led to the inclusion of tea extracts in dietary supplements and functional… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Current interest in the role of functional foods in weight control has focused on plant ingredients capable of… 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
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
An antioxidant fraction of Chinese green tea (green tea antioxidant; GTA), containing several catechins, has been previously… Expand
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