from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of ellagitannin.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Walnuts are also high in an antioxidant compound called ellagitannins, which has been shown to help fight cancer.

    The Seattle Times

  • Researchers say they've found a substance that could prevent the development of hormone-dependent phytochemicals known as ellagitannins that work much like aromatase inhibitors, according to results of a study just published in the January issue of

  • A new study shows a group of phytochemicals called ellagitannins found in abundance in pomegranates inhibited the growth of estrogen-responsive breast cancer in laboratory tests.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • These can be further subdivided depending on the nature of the phenol-carboxylic acid component into, for example, gallotannins and ellagitannins, which can influence feed intake by affecting the palatability of the feed.

    Chapter 4

  • Research showed that ellagitannins in the fruit inhibit an enzyme, aromatase, that helps the body produce the hormone oestrogen, which fuels most breast cancers.

    Life and style |

  • Researchers say the ellagitannins in pomegranates work by inhibiting aromatase, which is a key enzyme used by the body to make estrogen and plays a key role in breast cancer growth. - Articles related to New Test May Help Address Costly Parasite In Sheep Industry

  • Metabolites of pomegranate juice ellagitannins localize specifically in the prostate gland, colon and intestinal tissues of mice, leading to speculation that pomegranate juice may be effective against prostate cancer and osteoarthritis.

    Wil's Ebay E-Store

  • The researchers performed an in vitro experiment to test the ability of pomegranate ellagitannins and its microbial metabolites to inhibit CYP1B1.

    NutraIngredients RSS

  • Inhibition of wood rotting fungi by ellagitannins in the heartwood of Quercus alba.

    Science Blog - Science news straight from the source


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.