Product nameGreen tea polyphenols, Green tea catechins
DescriptionGreen tea catechins
Biological descriptionGreen tea catechins (GTC), comprise four major epicatechin derivatives; epicatechin (EC), epigallocatechin (EGC), epicatechin gallate (ECG), and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties.
Chemical nameGreen tea polyphenols
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in water
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.
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This product has been referenced in:
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- Katiyar SK & Elmets CA Green tea polyphenolic antioxidants and skin photoprotection (Review). Int J Oncol 18:1307-13 (2001). Read more (PubMed: 11351267) »