Granatin B

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Granatin B
Chemical structure of granatin B
Molar mass 952.61 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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Granatin B is an ellagitannin found in the fruit of Punica granatum (pomegranate).[2][3] It is a molecule having an enantiomeric dehydrohexahydroxydiphenoyl group.[4]

It is a highly active carbonic anhydrase inhibitor.[2]


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  2. ^ a b Satomi, H.; Umemura, K.; Ueno, A.; Hatano, T.; Okuda, T.; Noro, T. (1993). "Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors from the pericarps of Punica granatum L". Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin. 16 (8): 787–790. doi:10.1248/bpb.16.787. PMID 8220326. 
  3. ^ Steinmetz, W. E. (2010). "NMR assignment and characterization of proton exchange of the ellagitannin granatin B". Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry. 48 (7): 565–570. doi:10.1002/mrc.2615. PMID 20535776. 
  4. ^ Okuda, T.; Hatano, T.; Nitta, H.; Fujii, R. (1980). "Hydrolysable tannins having enantiomeric dehydrohexahydroxydiphenoyl group: Revised structure of terchebin and structure of granatin B". Tetrahedron Letters. 21 (45): 4361. doi:10.1016/S0040-4039(00)77858-0.