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Chemical structure of pelargonin
IUPAC name
Other names
Pelargonidin 3,5-di-beta-D-glucoside
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.037.584
Molar mass 595.53 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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Pelargonin is an anthocyanin. It is the 3,5-O-diglucoside of pelargonidin.

Natural occurrences[edit]

Pelargonin is a pigment, found in barberries[1], the petals of the scarlet pelargonium flower[2] pomegranates,[3] and red wine.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Duke, James (1992). "Berberis vulgaris (Berberidaceae), United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases". 
  2. ^ Saunders Currey, Geoffrey (1922). "The Colouring Matter of the Scarlet Pelargonium". J. Chem. Soc., Trans. 121: 319–323. doi:10.1039/CT9222100319. 
  3. ^ Gil, M.I.; Cherif, J.; Ayed, N.; Artes, F.; Tomasbarberan, F.A. (1995). "Influence of Cultivar, Maturity Stage and Geographical Location on the Juice Pigmentation of Tunisian Pomegranates". Zeitschrift für Lebensmittel Untersuchung und Forschung. 201 (4): 361–364. doi:10.1007/BF01192733. 
  4. ^ He, Fei; Liang, Na-Na; Mu, Lin; Pan, Qiu-Hong; Wang, Jun; Reeves, Michael J.; Duan, Chang-Qing (February 2012). "Anthocyanins and Their Variation in Red Wines I. Monomeric Anthocyanins and Their Color Expression". Molecules. 17 (2): 1571–1601. doi:10.3390/molecules17021571. PMID 22314380. 

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