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Green Tea Lozenge (Code C67058)

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Preferred Name: Green Tea Lozenge

Definition: A lozenge preparation of green tea, derived from the dried leaves of Camellia sinensis, with potential antioxidant and chemopreventive activities. Green tea lozenge contains polyphenols that are believed to be responsible for its chemopreventive effect. The polyphenol fraction contains mainly Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and other catechins, such as epicatechin (EC), gallocatechin gallate (GCG), epigallocatechin (EGC), and epicatechin gallate (ECG). Green tea polyphenols act as antioxidants and free radical scavengers, thereby protecting cells from reactive oxygen species and further damage.

Display Name: Green Tea Lozenge

Label: Green Tea Lozenge

NCI Thesaurus Code: C67058 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1881003  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Green Tea Lozenge

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 533894
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 533894 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1881003

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C67058
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Green_Tea_Lozenge
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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