Punicacortein A

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Punicacortein A
Chemical structure of punicacortein A
IUPAC name
(1R,2R)-1-[(14S,15S,19S)-2,3,4,7,8,9,19-Heptahydroxy-12,17-dioxo-13,16-dioxatetracyclo[,18.06,11]nonadeca-1(18),2,4,6,8,10-hexaen-14-yl]-1,3-dihydroxy-2-propanyl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate
3D model (JSmol)
Molar mass 634.43 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Punicacortein A is an ellagitannin, a polyphenol compound. It is found in the bark of Punica granatum (pomegranate)[1] and in Osbeckia chinensis.[2]


  1. ^ Tannins and Related Compounds. XLI. : Isolation and Characterization of Novel Ellagitannins, Punicacorteins A, B, C, and D, and Punigluconin from the Bark of Punica granatum L. Tanaka Takashi, Nonaka Gen-Ichiro and Nishioka Itsuo, Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin, 1986-02-25, 34(2), pages 656-663 (abstract)
  2. ^ Tannin antioxidants from Osbeckia chinensis. Jeng-De Su, Toshihiko Osawa, Shunro Kawakishi and Mitsuo Namiki, Phytochemistry, Volume 27, Issue 5, 1988, Pages 1315–1319, doi:10.1016/0031-9422(88)80184-5