NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

epigallocatechin gallate
A phenolic antioxidant found in a number of plants such as green and black tea. It inhibits cellular oxidation and prevents free radical damage to cells. It is under study as a potential cancer chemopreventive agent. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

[(2R,3R)-2-(3,4,5-trihydroxyphenyl)-5,7-dihydroxy-chroman-3-yl] 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate
tea catechin
Chemical structure:(2R-cis)-3,4-dihydro-5,7-dihydroxy-2-(3,4,5-trihydroxyphenyl)-2H-1-benzopyran-3-yl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate