Epigallocatechin gallate

Epigallocatechin gallate
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Chemical FormulaC22H18O11
Molecular weight458.375 g/mol
Names and Identifiers
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Traditional NameEpigallocatechin gallate
CAS Registry Number989-51-5

 

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), also known as epigallocatechin-3-gallate, is the ester of epigallocatechin and gallic acid, and is a type of catechin.

EGCG, the most abundant catechin in tea, is a polyphenol under basic research for its potential to affect human health and disease. EGCG is used in many dietary supplements.

 

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