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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But the extract is the easiest way to get a high dose of epigallocatechin gallate at once.
Epigallocatechin gallate prevents autoimmune diabetes induced by multiple low doses of streptozotocin in mice.
Epigallocatechin gallate, the main polyphenol in green tea, binds to the T-cell receptor, CD4: Potential for HIV-1 therapy.
Epigallocatechin gallate up-regulation of miR-16 and induction of apoptosis in human cancer cells.
Inhibitory Effects of Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) on Exopolysaccharide Production by Streptococcus mutans under Microfluidic Conditions.
Green tea polyphenol epigallocatechin gallate inhibits cell signaling by inducing SOCS1 gene expression," International Immunology, vol.
EGCG: Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) from green tea has been shown to have generalized anti-cancer effects.
DRINK GREEN TEA Green tea is packed with an antioxidant phytonutrient called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) that blocks histamine and immunoglobulin.
Effects of (-) epigallocatechin gallate andthymoquinone on proliferation of a PANC-1 cell line in culture.
The most notable polyphenol in matcha is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a substance that has been found in numerous laboratory and animal studies to have many health-promoting actions.
The present study was designed to evaluate the antiviral efficiency of green tea extract (GTE) epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) epicatechin gallate (ECG) and epigallocatechin (EGC) in-vitro through cell culture and in vivo in broiler chickens against the challenge of fowl adenovirus type 4 (FAdV-4).