Overview

  • Product name(-)-Epigallocatechin gallate
  • Description
    Potent antioxidant flavonoid
  • Biological descriptionPotent antioxidant flavonoid. Displays anticancer, antitumour activity and induces apoptosis. Modulates numerous cell signalling pathways, such as inhibiting NF-κB, MAPK and COX-2 pathways. Also shows anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral activities (EC50 = ~22 μM for inhibition of influenza virus).
  • Purity> 98%

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    References for (-)-Epigallocatechin gallate (ab120716)

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    • Khan N  et al. Targeting multiple signaling pathways by green tea polyphenol (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate. Cancer Res 66:2500-5 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16510563) »
    • Williamson MP  et al. Epigallocatechin gallate, the main polyphenol in green tea, binds to the T-cell receptor, CD4: Potential for HIV-1 therapy. J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1369-74 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 17157668) »
    • Song JM  et al. Antiviral effect of catechins in green tea on influenza virus. Antiviral Res 68:66-74 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 16137775) »

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