Two macrocyclic hydrolysable tannin dimers from Eugenia uniflora

Mei Hsien Lee, Saori Nishimoto, Ling Ling Yang, Kun Ying Yen, Tsutomu Hatano, Takashi Yoshida, Takuo Okuda

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Eugeniflorins D1 and D2, new hydrolysable tannin dimers, were isolated, together with four known polyphenols, from Eugenia uniflora leaves. Their macrocyclic structures were elucidated from spectral and chemical evidence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1343-1349
Number of pages7
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 1997


  • Eugenia uniflora
  • Myrtaceae
  • dehydrovaloneoyl group
  • eugeniflorins D and D
  • hydrolysable tannin
  • leaves
  • macrocyclic tannin dimer
  • tannin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture


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