CHEBI:24182 - gallotannin

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ChEBI Name gallotannin
Definition A class of hydrolysable tannins obtained by condensation of the carboxy group of gallic acid (and its polymeric derivatives) with the hydroxy groups of a monosaccharide (most commonly glucose).
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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 gallotannin (CHEBI:24182) has functional parent gallic acid (CHEBI:30778)
gallotannin (CHEBI:24182) is a hydrolysable tannin (CHEBI:78689)
Incoming tannic acid (CHEBI:75211) is a gallotannin (CHEBI:24182)
Synonyms Sources
1,3,6-Tri-o-galloyl-beta-D-glucose KEGG COMPOUND
gallotannins ChEBI
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Gallotannin Wikipedia
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Registry Number Type Source
18483-17-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
Last Modified
28 July 2014