Overview

  • Product name

    (-)-Gallocatechin, Antioxidant agent
  • Description

    Antioxidant agent. Free radical scavenger.
  • Biological description

    Antioxidant agent. Free radical scavenger. Shows more potent scavenging effects on free radicals than epicatechin (Asc 1119) and catechin (Asc 2852), but less potent effects than (-)-epigallocatechin (Asc 2378) and gallocatechin gallate (Asc 2882). Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    3371-27-5
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (2S,3R)-2-(3,4,5-Trihydroxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro-2H-chromene-3,5,7-triol
  • Molecular weight

    306.27
  • Molecular formula

    C15H14O7
  • PubChem identifier

    9882981
  • Storage instructions

    Store at +4°C. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in water to 10 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    C1C(C(OC2=CC(=CC(=C21)O)O)C3=CC(=C(C(=C3)O)O)O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Plumb GW  et al. Antioxidant properties of gallocatechin and prodelphinidins from pomegranate peel. Redox Rep 7:41-6 (2002). Read more (PubMed: 11981454) »
  • Guo Q  et al. ESR study on the structure-antioxidant activity relationship of tea catechins and their epimers. Biochim Biophys Acta 1427:13-23 (1999). Read more (PubMed: 10082983) »
  • Sakanaka S  et al. Inhibitory effects of green tea polyphenols on growth and cellular adherence of an oral bacterium, Porphyromonas gingivalis. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 60:745-9 (1996). Read more (PubMed: 8704303) »

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