Bioavailability of Tea Catechins and Its Improvement
AbstractMany in vitro studies have shown that tea catechins had vevarious health beneficial effects. However, inconsistent results between in vitro and in vivo studies or between laboratory tests and epidemical studies are observed. Low bioavailability of tea catechins was an important factor leading to these inconsistencies. Research advances in bioavailability studies involving absorption and metabolic biotransformation of tea catechins were reviewed in the present paper. Related techniques for improving their bioavailability such as nanostructure-based drug delivery system, molecular modification, and co-administration of catechins with other bioactives were also discussed. View Full-Text
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Cai, Z.-Y.; Li, X.-M.; Liang, J.-P.; Xiang, L.-P.; Wang, K.-R.; Shi, Y.-L.; Yang, R.; Shi, M.; Ye, J.-H.; Lu, J.-L.; Zheng, X.-Q.; Liang, Y.-R. Bioavailability of Tea Catechins and Its Improvement. Molecules 2018, 23, 2346.
Cai Z-Y, Li X-M, Liang J-P, Xiang L-P, Wang K-R, Shi Y-L, Yang R, Shi M, Ye J-H, Lu J-L, Zheng X-Q, Liang Y-R. Bioavailability of Tea Catechins and Its Improvement. Molecules. 2018; 23(9):2346.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cai, Zhuo-Yu; Li, Xu-Min; Liang, Jin-Pei; Xiang, Li-Ping; Wang, Kai-Rong; Shi, Yun-Long; Yang, Rui; Shi, Meng; Ye, Jian-Hui; Lu, Jian-Liang; Zheng, Xin-Qiang; Liang, Yue-Rong. 2018. "Bioavailability of Tea Catechins and Its Improvement." Molecules 23, no. 9: 2346.
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