Definition of gallate in English:

gallate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of gallic acid.

    • ‘Epigallocatechin gallate may seem like a mouthful.’
    • ‘Propyl gallate, the alkoxyl radicals scavenger, also suppressed the mobility shift and strongly inhibited the formation of all protein cross-linking products.’
    • ‘Epigallocatechin gallate, plentiful green tea, is perhaps more potent than any other antioxidant.’
    • ‘They note that green tea and cacao contain a class of polyphenols called catechins, which consist mainly of epigallocatechin gallate, epicatechin gallate and gallocatechin gallate.’
    • ‘Epigallocatechin gallate is a flavonoid antioxidant, which is an ideal scavenger of peroxyl radicals and is thus, in principle, an effective inhibitor of lipid peroxidation.’

Pronunciation:

gallate

/ˈɡaleɪt/