catechin

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a tannic acid that is extracted from black catechu as a white crystalline substance

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Common flavanols include epicatechin and catechin, as well as their oligomers (polymeric chains of these compounds) that are often called proanthocyanidins or procyanidins.
Despite relatively low amounts of catechin and epicatechin in foods, once absorbed and metabolized they have the potential to affect numerous important health parameters (Keen et al.
Flavanols such as epicatechin are thought to influence mitochondrial function through both activation and control of programmed cell death (apoptosis).
Catechins are water soluble polyphenolic substances that include epicatechin-3-gallate (ECG), epigallocatechin (EGC), epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), and epicatechin (EC) (Fig.
The remainder of the material is comprised by other catechins that include epicatechin, epigallo-catechin, and epicatechin gallate.
1%) in drinking water Epicatechin-3-gallate (24%) Epigallocatechin (5%) Epicatechin (6%) Caporali et al.
ESI-MS analysis of GSE in the negative ion mode indicated the extract was a complex mixture containing monomeric catechin and epicatechin (m/z 289.
Since the proanthocyanidins are formed from the condensation of monomeric units of catechin or epicatechin, they differ in their position and configuration of their monomeric linkage.
MRM analysis with the mass transitions m/z 291/139 (catechin or epicatechin), 305/139 (methyl catechin or epicatechin), 579/291 (dimers), 579/289 (dimers) and 867/579 (tri-mers) indicated the presence of monomeric catechin or epicatechin, methylated catechin or epicatechin, and proanthocyanidin dimers and proanthocyanidin trimers in urine collected over 16 h after GSE treatment.