3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||306.270 g·mol−1|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
(what is ?)
This compound possesses two epimers. The most common, (+)-gallocatechin (GC), CAS number 970-73-0, is found notably in green tea. The other enantiomer is called (-)-gallocatechin or ent-gallocatechin. It was first isolated from green tea by Michiyo Tsujimura in 1934.
- "Michiyo Tsujimura (1888–1969)". Ochanomizu University. Retrieved 10 November 2015.
- Wei, Yun; Xie, Qianqian; Dong, Wanting; Ito, Yoichiro (2009). "Separation of epigallocatechin and flavonoids from Hypericum perforatum L. By high-speed counter-current chromatography and preparative high-performance liquid chromatography". Journal of Chromatography A. 1216 (19): 4313–4318. doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2008.12.056. PMC 2777726. PMID 19150073.