Multitargeted therapy of cancer by ellagitannins.

@article{Heber2008MultitargetedTO,
  title={Multitargeted therapy of cancer by ellagitannins.},
  author={David Heber},
  journal={Cancer letters},
  year={2008},
  volume={269 2},
  pages={262-8}
}
Ellagitannins are bioactive polyphenols that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory bioactivities. Pomegranate juice has the highest concentration of ellagitannins of any commonly consumed juice and contains the unique ellagitannin, punicalagin. Punicalagin is the largest molecular weight polyphenol known. Ellagitannins are not absorbed intact into the blood stream but are hydrolyzed to ellagic acid. They are also metabolized by gut flora into urolithins which are conjugated in the liver and… CONTINUE READING

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