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Epicatechin vs. Catechin — What's the Difference?

Epicatechin vs. Catechin — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Epicatechin and Catechin

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Epicatechin

(organic compound) The cis- form of catechin
Feb 09, 2022

Catechin

Catechin is a flavan-3-ol, a type of natural phenol and antioxidant. It is a plant secondary metabolite.
Feb 09, 2022

Catechin

A flavonoid, C15H14O6, originally derived from catechu, found in various foods such as green tea, cacao, and many fruits, and used in tanning and dyeing.
Feb 09, 2022

Catechin

Any of various isomers or derivatives of this compound. In both senses also called catechol.
Feb 09, 2022

Catechin

(organic compound) A flavanol derived from catechol (2R,3S)-2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro-2H-chromene-3,5,7-triol
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Catechin

One of the tannic acids (C15H14O6), extracted from catechu as a white, crystalline substance; - called also catechuic acid, catechinic acid, cyanidol, and catechuin. It is a flavonoid found generally in higher woody plants, and is used in dyeing and tanning.
Feb 09, 2022

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