Phenylpropanoids and polyketides
Intermediate Tree Nodes
Flavan-3-ols - Catechins
3'-hydroxyflavonoids 4'-hydroxyflavonoids 5-hydroxyflavonoids 7-hydroxyflavonoids 1-benzopyrans Pyrogallols and derivatives 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoids 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoids Fatty acid esters Alkyl aryl ethers Benzene and substituted derivatives Carboxylic acid esters Polyols Oxacyclic compounds Monocarboxylic acids and derivatives Organic oxides Hydrocarbon derivatives Carbonyl compounds
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
Epigallocatechin - 3'-hydroxyflavonoid - 4'-hydroxyflavonoid - 5-hydroxyflavonoid - 7-hydroxyflavonoid - Hydroxyflavonoid - Chromane - Benzopyran - 1-benzopyran - Pyrogallol derivative - Benzenetriol - Phenol - Alkyl aryl ether - Fatty acid ester - 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoid - 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid - Fatty acyl - Benzenoid - Monocyclic benzene moiety - Carboxylic acid ester - Organoheterocyclic compound - Polyol - Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives - Oxacycle - Ether - Carboxylic acid derivative - Organic oxygen compound - Organic oxide - Organooxygen compound - Hydrocarbon derivative - Carbonyl group - Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as epigallocatechins. These are compounds containing epigallocatechin or a derivative. Epigallocatechin is a flavan-3-ol containing a benzopyran-3,5,7-triol linked to a 3,4,5-hydroxyphenyl moiety.