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Chlorogenic acid

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Chlorogenic acid

(Science: chemical) a naturally occuring phenolic acid which is a carcinogenic inhibitor. It has also been shown to prevent paraquat-induced oxidative stress in rats.

chemical name: Cyclohexanecarboxylic acid, 3-((3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-1-oxo-2-propenyl)oxy)-1,4,5-trihydroxy-, (1S-(1alpha,3beta,4alpha,5alpha))-