A macrocyclic ellagitannin trimer, oenotherin T1, from Oenothera species

Shoko Taniguchi, Yoko Imayoshi, Ryoko Yabu-uchi, Hideyuki Ito, Tsutomu Hatano, Takashi Yoshida

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Oenotherin T1 was isolated from leaves of Oenothera tetraptera as a major ellagitannin. Its structure, that of a macrocyclic trimer with a new acyl group, an isodehydrovaloneoyl group, was established. This compound was also produced by callus tissues induced from O. laciniata leaves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-195
Number of pages5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 31 2002


  • Callus tissue culture
  • Ellagitannin trimer
  • Isodehydrovaloneoyl group
  • Oenothein A
  • Oenothera laciniata
  • Oenothera tetraptera
  • Oenotherin T
  • Onagraceae
  • Tannin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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