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Catechins are the major components of tea flavonoids and are reported to possess physiological activities such as antiviral effects. Recent experimental studies have revealed that tea catechin extracts prevent influenza infection, but few studies have been conducted on the clinical effects of tea catechin consumption on the prophylaxis of influenza infection. Based on these backgrounds, we designed a prospective randomized controlled study to evaluate the effects of 5 months tea catechin consumption on the prophylaxis of influenza infection.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
tea catechin extracts
White Cross Nursing Home
University of Shizuoka
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:10-0400
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An antioxidant flavonoid, occurring especially in woody plants as both (+)-catechin and (-)-epicatechin (cis) forms.
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