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Extraction of major catechins from green tea.

Ms., Aakriti (2016) Extraction of major catechins from green tea. [Student Project Report] (Submitted)

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Abstract

Green tea is the second most popular beverages in the world next only to water. Due to its associated health benefits, it has drawn the attention of many researchers. These beneficial health effects are mainly owing to the presence of catechins, a group of tea polyphenols which accounts to 12-20% of the dry weight of the green tea leaves. The major green tea catechins are: Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), Epigallocatechin (EGC), Epicatechin gallate (ECG) and Epicatechin (EC). Apart from beverage preparation, green tea extract can be extensively used in the production of functional and health foods.

Item Type: Student Project Report
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green tea, catechins, tea polyphenols, Extraction
Subjects: 600 Technology > 07 Beverage Technology > 08 Tea
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 32 Antioxidants
Divisions: Food Engineering
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2017 05:49
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2017 05:49
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/13104

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