Tannins from Albizia lebbek

Ying Tsun Ma, Shu Chen Hsiao, Hsue Fen Chen, Feng Lin Hsu

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A novel phenolic glycoside, albizinin, and four known flavan-3-ols, (-)-epicatechin, procyanidin B-2, procyanidin B-5 and procyanidin C-1, were isolated from the bark of Albizia lebbek. Structural elucidation was achieved by spectroscopic methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1451-1452
Number of pages2
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1997


  • Albizia lebbek
  • Albizinin
  • Bark
  • Gentisic acid 5-O-[5-O-syringoyl-β-D-apiofuranosyl(1 → 2)]-β-D-glucopyranoside
  • Gentisic acid glycoside
  • Leguminosae
  • Syringic acid glycoside
  • Tannins

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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