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  • n. Any of a group of tannins, related to ellagic acid, that have potential as anticancer drugs

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  • These vital ingredients provide the miracle molecules resveratrol and ellagitannin, as well as powerful antioxidants, phytonutrients, the cellular level to support the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, keeping your body feeling.

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  • It is the antioxidants, and particularly ellagitannin compounds like punicalagins and punicalins, which account for about half of the fruit's antioxidant ability, that are reportedly behind the proposed health benefits.

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  • In the study, published in Cancer Prevention Research, researchers examined the impact of 10 ellagitannin-derived compounds from pomegranates on aromatase activity and breast cancer cell growth in laboratory tests.

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  • In laboratory experiments, scientists found that a byproduct of ellagic acid (a compound derived from ellagitannin) significantly inhibited cell growth.

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  • The study focused on ellagitannin, a type of phytochemical plentiful in pomegranate fruit.

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  • According to the study's authors, this finding suggests that ellagitannin-derived compounds have the potential to prevent hormone-dependent breast cancer.

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  • After screening and examining a panel of 10 ellagitannin-derived compounds in pomegranates, the investigators found that those compounds have the potential to prevent estrogen-responsive breast cancers.

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  • They screened and analyzed 10 ellagitannin-derived compounds in pomegranates.

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  • It is these antioxidants, and particularly ellagitannin compounds like punicalagins and punicalins, which accounts for about half of the fruit's antioxidant ability, that are reportedly behind the proposed health benefits.

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