Epicatechin, epigallocatechin and their corresponding gallate esters

Effect of a Prodrug of the Green Tea Polyphenol (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate on the Growth of Androgen-Independent Prostate Ca

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) is the major and most potent polyphenol compound of green tea that has been shown to have anticancer effects against various types of cancers. In this study, in ...

Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) Increases the Viability of Serum-Starved A549 Cells Through Its Effect on Akt

The effect of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) on cell survival was studied by using serum-starved A549 non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) cells. A MTT assay showed that EGCG significantly incr...

Procyanidins from Adansonia digitata

The 80% methanol of the pericarp of the fruits of Adansonia digitata L. (Bombaceae) was found to contain proanthocyanidins as major compounds, vi z., (-)-epicatechin, epicatechin-(4 ? ?8)-epicate...

Free radical scavenging activity and chemical constituents of Urvillea ulmaceae

The methanol extract of Urvillea ulmaceae Kunth (Sapindaceae) aerial parts and the hexane, ethyl acetate, and hydromethanol fractions were evaluated for their free radical scavenging activity wit...

Antioxidant Effect of Wen-Pi-Tang and Its Component Crude Drugs on Oxidative Stress

Oxidative stress plays a key role in the pathophysiologic process of acute and chronic renal diseases. Intracellular component such as lipids, proteins and nucleic acids are easily and rapidly ox...

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