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Glossary: epigallocatechin-3-gallate, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

epigallocatechin-3-gallate

(EH-pih-ga-loh-KA-teh-kin-3-GA-layt)

A substance found in green tea. It is being studied in the prevention of cancer and some other diseases. It is a type of antioxidant. Also called EGCG.

2010-11-24