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Chemical description:

EGCG isolated from Camellia sinensis. Antioxidant, anticarcinogenic, antimutagenic, antineoplastic, neuroprotective effects.


[(2R,3R)-5,7-dihydroxy-2-(3,4,5-trihydroxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro-2H-chromen-3-yl] 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate; EGCG; (-)-Epigallocatechin gallate; (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate; (-)-Epigallocatechol gallate; Epigallocatechin 3-gallate; Epigallocatec

Molecular weight:

458,37 g/mol

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