CHEBI:23909 - ellagitannin

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ChEBI Name ellagitannin
Definition A form of hydrolysable tannin produced from ellagic acid. Ellagitannins are glucosides which are readily hydrolysed by water to regenerate ellagic acid when the plants are eaten.
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Application(s): astringent
A compound that causes the contraction of body tissues, typically used to reduce bleeding from minor abrasions.
(via tannin )
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Outgoing ellagitannin (CHEBI:23909) has functional parent ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775)
ellagitannin (CHEBI:23909) is a hydrolysable tannin (CHEBI:78689)
Incoming corilagin (CHEBI:3884) is a ellagitannin (CHEBI:23909)
eugeniin (CHEBI:4916) is a ellagitannin (CHEBI:23909)
macabarterin (CHEBI:66646) is a ellagitannin (CHEBI:23909)
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ellagitannins ChEBI
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Ellagitannin Wikipedia
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Last Modified
03 June 2014