Urolithin B

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Urolithin B
Chemical structure of urolithin B
Names
IUPAC name
3-hydroxybenzo[c]chromen-6-one
Other names
Uro-B
3-Hydroxyurolithin
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.236.446
Properties
C13H8O3
Molar mass 212.21 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Urolithin B is an urolithin, a type of phenolic compounds produced in the human gut after absorption of ellagitannins-containing food such as pomegranate,[1] strawberries, red raspberries, walnuts or oak-aged red wine.[2] Urolithin B is found in the urine in the form of urolithin B glucuronide.

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  1. ^ Bialonska D, Kasimsetty SG, Khan SI, Ferreira D (11 November 2009). "Urolithins, intestinal microbial metabolites of Pomegranate ellagitannins, exhibit potent antioxidant activity in a cell-based assay". J Agric Food Chem. 57 (21): 10181–6. doi:10.1021/jf9025794. PMID 19824638. 
  2. ^ Cerdá, Begoña; Tomás-Barberán, Francisco A.; Espín, Juan Carlos (2005). "Metabolism of Antioxidant and Chemopreventive Ellagitannins from Strawberries, Raspberries, Walnuts, and Oak-Aged Wine in Humans: Identification of Biomarkers and Individual Variability". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53 (2): 227–235. doi:10.1021/jf049144d. PMID 15656654. 

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