Camelliatannin D, A New Inhibitor of Bone Resorption, from Camellia Japonica

Tsutomu Hatano, Li Han, Shoko Taniguchi, Takuo Okuda, Takashi Yoshida, Yoshinobu Kiso, Takaharu Tanaka

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Camelliatannin D (1), a new complex tannin which inhibits Ca release from mouse calvaria, was isolated from the leaves and fruits of Camellia japonica L. (Theaceae). This tannin is the first example of complex tannin composed of a dimeric hydrolyzable tannin and a flavan-3-ol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2033-2035
Number of pages3
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Camellia japonica
  • Theaceae
  • bone resorption
  • camelliatannin D
  • osteoporosis
  • tannin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery


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