Chapter 4. Ellagitannins – An Underestimated Class of Plant Polyphenols: Chemical Reactivity of C-Glucosidic Ellagitannins in Relation to Wine Chemistry and Biological Activity

  1. Celestino Santos-Buelga Professor3,
  2. Maria Teresa Escribano-Bailon Lecturer4 and
  3. Vincenzo Lattanzio Professor5
  1. Stéphane Quideau1,
  2. Michael Jourdes2,
  3. Dorothée Lefeuvre1,
  4. Patrick Pardon1,
  5. Cédric Saucier2,
  6. Pierre-Louis Teissedre2 and
  7. Yves Glories2

Published Online: 20 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323375.ch4

Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2

Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2

How to Cite

Quideau, S., Jourdes, M., Lefeuvre, D., Pardon, P., Saucier, C., Teissedre, P.-L. and Glories, Y. (2010) Ellagitannins – An Underestimated Class of Plant Polyphenols: Chemical Reactivity of C-Glucosidic Ellagitannins in Relation to Wine Chemistry and Biological Activity, in Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research, Volume 2 (eds C. Santos-Buelga, M. T. Escribano-Bailon and V. Lattanzio), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323375.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Food Chemistry Department of Analytical Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science Faculty of Pharmacy University of Salamanca, Spain

  2. 4

    Area of Food Technology, Technical School of ‘Zamora’ University of Salamanca, Spain

  3. 5

    Plant Biochemistry and Physiology, Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences, Chemistry and Plant Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Foggia, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Université de Bordeaux, Institut des Sciences Moléculaires (CNRS-UMR 5255), Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie, 2 rue Robert Escarpit, 33607 Pessac cedex, France

  2. 2

    Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, Bordeaux-Aquitaine (UMR-INRA 1219), Université de Bordeaux, 210 Chemin de Leysotte CS 50008, 33882 Villenave d'Ornon, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2010

Book Series:

  1. Recent Advances in Polyphenol Research

Book Series Editors:

  1. Vincenzo Lattanzio

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Foggia, Italy

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193993

Online ISBN: 9781444323375

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Keywords:

  • Ellagitannins - biological activity;
  • C-glucosidic ellagitannins chemical reactivity and wine chemistry;
  • Ellagitannins, bioactive plant polyphenols - chemical structure;
  • β-penta-O-galloyl-D-glucopyranose (β-PGG) - tannin precursor;
  • C-glucosidic ellagitannins biosynthesis - β-PGG-oxidizing enzyme;
  • C-glucosidic ellagitannins implications in wine chemistry;
  • C-glucosidic ellagitannins biological activity;
  • EBV - Epstein–Barr virus;
  • C-glucosidic ellagitannins antiviral activity;
  • C-glucosidic ellagitannins antitumour activity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ellagitannins: an underestimated class of bioactive plant polyphenols

  • C-Glucosidic ellagitannins: a special subclass of ellagitannins

  • Implications of C-glucosidic ellagitannins in wine chemistry

  • Biological activity of C-glucosidic ellagitannins

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References