Chemical Information

Chemical Name : (-)Epigallocatechin
Category : API Standards

Additional Information

Canonical SMILES : C1C(C(OC2=CC(=CC(=C21)O)O)C3=CC(=C(C(=C3)O)O)O)O
Isomeric SMILES : C1[C@H]([C@H](OC2=CC(=CC(=C21)O)O)C3=CC(=C(C(=C3)O)O)O)O
InChI : InChI=1S/C15H14O7/c16-7-3-9(17)8-5-12(20)15(22-13(8)4-7)6-1-10(18)14(21)11(19)2-6/h1-4,12,15-21H,5H2/t12-,15-/m1/s1
IUPAC Name : (2R,3R)-2-(3,4,5-trihydroxyphenyl)-3,4-dihydro-2H-chromene-3,5,7-triol
Exact Mass : 306.07395278
Melting Point : 219-221C
Use Classification : Polyketides [PK] -> Flavonoids [PK12] -> Flavans, Flavanols and Leucoanthocyanidins [PK1202]
Description : (-)-epigallocatechin is a flavan-3,3',4',5,5',7-hexol having (2R,3R)-configuration. It has a role as an antioxidant, a plant metabolite and a food component. It is a flavan-3,3',4',5,5',7-hexol and a catechin. It is an enantiomer of a (+)-epigallocatechin.
EC Number : 619-254-4