CHEBI:4806 - (−)-epigallocatechin 3-gallate

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ChEBI Name (−)-epigallocatechin 3-gallate
ChEBI ASCII Name (-)-epigallocatechin 3-gallate
Definition A gallate ester obtained by the formal condensation of gallic acid with the (3R)-hydroxy group of (−)-epigallocatechin.
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Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
Biological Role(s): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Hsp90 inhibitor
An EC (non-chaperonin molecular chaperone ATPase) inhibitor that blocks the action of heat shock protein 90.
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
neuroprotective agent
Any compound that can be used for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
Related Structures
(−)-epigallocatechin 3-gallate is a Structural Derivative of
Mass : 306.26746
Formula : C15H14O7
gallic acid
Mass : 170.11954
Formula : C7H6O5
benzoic acids
Definition : Any aromatic carboxylic acid that consists of benzene in which at least a single hydrogen has been substituted by a carboxy group.
Definition : Any organic aromatic compound with a structure based on a phenylpropane skeleton. The class includes naturally occurring phenylpropanoid esters, flavonoids, anthocyanins, coumarins and many small phenolic molecules as well as their semi-synthetic and synthetic analogues. Phenylpropanoids are also precursors of lignin.
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