Tag: Sasha Murphy

  • Quantification of Catechin and Vitamin C in Green Tea Using HPLC

    By Emily Hart, Taylor Munger, Sasha Murphy Faculty Mentor: Sarah Smith Abstract This experiment aims to determine the concentrations of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) in a variety of commercially available bottled tea brands. EGCG is a potent catechin commonly found in tea leaves that has shown preventative effects against cancer and cardiovascular…