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ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775)

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ChEBI Name ellagic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:4775
Definition An organic heterotetracyclic compound resulting from the formal dimerisation of gallic acid by oxidative aromatic coupling with intramolecular lactonisation of both carboxylic acid groups of the resulting biaryl. It is found in many fruits and vegetables, including raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, and pomegranates.
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Formula Source
C14H6O8 KEGG COMPOUND
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 302.19260
InChI
InChI=1S/C14H6O8/c15-5-1-3-7-8-4(14(20)22-11(7)9(5)17)2-6(16)10(18)12(8)21-13(3)19/h1-2,15-18H
InChIKey
AFSDNFLWKVMVRB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES
Oc1cc2c3c(oc(=O)c4cc(O)c(O)c(oc2=O)c34)c1O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted antioxidant food additives are from E 300 to E 324.
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
food additive
Any substance which is added to food to preserve or enhance its flavour and/or appearance.
Application(s): food additive
Any substance which is added to food to preserve or enhance its flavour and/or appearance.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) has functional parent gallic acid (CHEBI:30778)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) has role food additive (CHEBI:64047)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) is a catechols (CHEBI:33566)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) is a cyclic ketone (CHEBI:3992)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) is a lactone (CHEBI:25000)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) is a organic heterotetracyclic compound (CHEBI:38163)
ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) is a polyphenol (CHEBI:26195)
Incoming ellagitannin (CHEBI:23909) has functional parent ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775)
IUPAC Name
2,3,7,8-tetrahydroxychromeno[5,4,3-cde]chromene-5,10-dione
INNs Sources
acide ellagique WHO MedNet
ácido elágico WHO MedNet
acidum ellagicum WHO MedNet
ellagic acid ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
2,3,7,8-tetrahydroxy[1]benzopyrano[5,4,3-cde][1]benzopyran-5,10-dione ChEBI
4,4',5,5',6,6'-hexahydroxydiphenic acid 2,6,2',6'-dilactone ChEBI
benzoaric acid ChemIDplus
Ellagic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Ellagsäure ChEBI
Lagistase ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00011153 KNApSAcK
C10788 KEGG COMPOUND
Ellagic_acid Wikipedia
HMDB02899 HMDB
REF PDBeChem
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
47549 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
47549 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
476-66-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
28 July 2014

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