Ellagic Acid and Natural Sources of Ellagitannins as Possible Chemopreventive Agents Against Intestinal Tumorigenesis


Abstract: Ellagic acid has been shown to have chemopreventive effects in various experimental cancer models. We wanted to see whether pure ellagic acid and natural ellagitannins from cloudberry (..

Two new and four known polyphenolics obtained as new cell-cycle inhibitors from Rubus aleaefolius poir


Two new polyphenolics, rubuphenol ( 1 ) and sanguiin H-2 ethyl ester ( 2 ), were isolated together with ellagic acid ( 3 ), ethyl gallate ( 4 ), 1,2,3,4,6-penta- O -galloyl-?- d -glucopyranose ( ...

Antidiabetes and Anti-obesity Activity of Lagerstroemia speciosa


The leaves of Lagerstroemia speciosa (Lythraceae), a Southeast Asian tree more commonly known as banaba, have been traditionally consumed in various forms by Philippinos for treatment of diabetes...

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