Punicacortein D

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Punicacortein D
Chemical structure of punicacortein D
Molar mass 1084.68 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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Punicacortein D is an ellagitannin, a type of phenolic compound. It is found in the bark[1] and heartwood[2] of Punica granatum (pomegranate). The molecule contains a gallagic acid component.


  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. ^ Two ellagitannins from Punica granatum heartwood. Sayed A.A El-Toumy and Hans W Rauwald, Phytochemistry, Volume 61, Issue 8, December 2002, Pages 971–974, doi:10.1016/S0031-9422(02)00435-1

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