epigallocatechin gallate

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epigallocatechin gallate

Alternative pharmacology
A substance present in green tea that is an antioxidant, reduces blood pressure and lowers the total and low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, while raising the high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

epigallocatechin gallate

(ĕp″ĭ-găl′ō-kăt-ĕ-chĭn găl′lāt),

EGCg, EGCG

A polyphenol compound present in green tea that inhibits the growth of cancer cells in the laboratory. Its effect on patients with cancer is unknown.
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Mechanisms of the inhibitory effect of epigallocatechin-3-gallate on cultured human vascular smooth muscle cell invasion.
Steinmann, Anti-Infective Properties of Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a Component of Green Tea, Br.
The study shows that green tea extract epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) stood up to tooth erosion, abrasive brushing and prevented biofilm formation, Health news reported.
The findings indicated that green tea extract epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) stood up to tooth erosion, abrasive brushing and prevented biofilm formation.
While n of 1 offers a step-by-step personal story, Sabin's clinical case has also been published in a peer-reviewed journal, under the title "A Case of Complete and Durable Molecular Remission of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Following Treatment with Epigallocatechin-3-gallate, an Extract of Green Tea.
Animals were studied for 16 weeks on a Western diet but one group was also given Epigallocatechin-3-gallate.
Animals were studied for 16 weeks on a Western diet but one group was also given a green tea polyphenol called Epigallocatechin-3-gallate.
Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin-3-gallate Suppresses Toll-like Receptor 4 Expression via Up-regulation of E3 Ubiquitin-protein Ligase RNF216.
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate blocks the induction of nitric oxide synthase by down-regulating lipopolysaccharide-induced activity of transcription factor nuclear factor-kappaB.
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate supplementation can improve antioxidant status in stressed quail.
Green tea is rich in catechins, particularly epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG).
Background: Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) has exhibited antitumor properties in several types of cancers, including nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), but the molecular mechanisms underlying this function remain incompletely understood.