- a polymeric phenol.
Origin of polyphenol
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The answer lies in polyphenol oxidase, an enzyme that combines with oxygen to speed up cellular decomposition.Harvard Students Play With Food
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- Any of various alcohols containing two or more benzene rings that each have at least one hydroxyl group (OH) attached. Many polyphenols occur naturally in plants and some kinds, such as the flavonoids and tannins, are believed to be beneficial to health.
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