ellagic acid


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ellagic acid

[e′laj·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C14H6O8 A compound isolated from tannins as yellow crystals that are minimally soluble in hot water. Also known as gallogen.
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Nuts: Walnuts, for example, contain ellagic acid, which helps prevent cancer cells from dividing.
Luteolin, ellagic acid and punicic acid are natural products that inhibit prostate cancer metastasis.
a, aPTT-FS (ellagic acid containing activated partial thromboplastin time reagent).
Based on energy we selected Ellagic acid as the main phytochemical based upon its rest of properties like [IC.sub.50] value=1 as shown in the graph (Figure 3).
The phytochemical analysis of EAFPg demonstrated the presence of kaempferol, ellagic acid derivative, and other bioactive molecules, a similar composition to that previously observed for the leaf hydroalcoholic extract [8].
(+)-Catechin ([greater than or equal to]99%), (-) epicatechin ([greater than or equal to]99%), ellagic acid ([greater than or equal to]95%), isorhamnetin 3-O-glucoside (>99%), kaempferol 3-O-galactoside ([greater than or equal to]99%), myricetin 3-Oglucoside ([greater than or equal to]99%), quercetin 3-O-glucoside ([greater than or equal to]99%), sanguine H-2 ([greater than or equal to]90%), cyanidin 3-O-glucoside ([greater than or equal to]96%), and procyanidins A1 ([greater than or equal to]99%), B1 ([greater than or equal to]90%), B2 ([greater than or equal to]90%), and C1 ([greater than or equal to]99%) standards were purchased from Extrasynthese (Lyon, France).
Ten flavonoids, galangin, kaempferol, chrysin, quercetin, myricetin, (+)-naringenin, pelargonidin chloride, pinocembrin, and rutin, as well as 11 phenolic acids, 3-hydroxybenzoic acid, 3,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid, 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, caffeic acid, vanillic acid, syringic acid, p-coumaric acid, chlorogenic acid, rosmarinic acid, ferulic acid, and ellagic acid, which were used as standards, were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (Poznan, Poland).
Pomegranates also contain ellagic acid, which has been investigated for its cancer-fighting and anti-inflammatory effects.
Ellagic acid, a dimer of gallic acid, has been reported to impart anti-inflammatory, antitumor, immunomodulatory, and antifungal activities.
The present study aims to investigate the therapeutic and protective effects of ellagic acid (EA) on the toxicity of the liver induced by D-Galactosamine (D-GaIN) in rats.
4 THEY contain ellagic acid which helps to neutralise free radicals thus preventing damage to cell membranes and increasing anti-cancer activity in the body.
Strawberries also contain a powerful antioxidant known as ellagic acid that prevents the destruction of collagen that leads to wrinkle formation.