Thea Plant

Known as: Thea, Theas, Camellia 
A plant genus in the family THEACEAE, order THEALES best known for CAMELLIA SINENSIS which is the source of Oriental TEA.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The cancer preventive activities of tea (Camellia sinensis Theaceae) have been studied extensively. Inhibition of tumorigenesis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Tea is one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages worldwide. However, the tea plant, Camellia sinensis, is difficult to… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Tea, Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze (Theaceae) is cultivated in Argentina in the northeastern region (provinces of Misiones and… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The methanolic crude extracts of some commonly used medicinal plants were screened for their free radical scavenging properties… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), the most abundant catechin in green tea (Camellia sinensis), has shown cancer preventive… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The most widely known health benefits of tea relate to the polyphenols as the principal active ingredients in protection against… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The tea plant Camellia sinesis is cultivated in >30 countries. Epidemiologic observations and laboratory studies have indicated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
E-cadherin plays a critical role in many aspects of cell adhesion, epithelial development, and the establishment and maintenance… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
AFLP markers were successfully employed to detect diversity and genetic differentiation among Indian and Kenyan populations of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The dental caries inhibiting effect of the extract from Japanese green tea, one of the most popular drinks in Japan, was studied… (More)
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