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Company's green tea extract Tegreen 97 will be studied as a source of anti-cancer catechins at Purdue School of Consumer and Family Sciences, San Francisco-based Pharmanex announces. The study will "define whether a consistent level of EGCg and related catechins delivered to cancer cells will achieve an anti-cancer effect." The collaborative study builds upon research presented in 1998 at the American Society for Cell Biology annual meeting that showed "biologically relevant concentrations of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg), the key catechin found naturally in green tea, effectively slowed the growth of tNOX, an overactive form of quinol oxidase (NOX)," Pharmanex explains. Earlier research suggests tNOX, "an enzyme suppressed on the surface of cancer cells, facilitates aggressive cell multiplication." Tegreen 97 contains 97% total pure polyphenols, of which 65% is catechins fractions and 40% of that is EGCg, according to labeling

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