Guavins A, C and D, Complex Tannins from Psidium Guajava

Takuo Okuda, Tetsuro Shingu, Takashi Yoshida, Tsutomu Hatano, Kazufumi Yazaki, Yukihiko Ikeqami

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Three new tannins named guavins A (1), C (2) and D (3), were isolated from the leaves of Psidium guajava and their structures, each consisting of a hydrolyzable tannin part and a flavan unit, were established.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)443-446
Number of pages4
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


  • C-glucosidic tannin
  • Myrtaceae
  • Psidium guajava
  • complex tannin
  • condensed tannin
  • el1agitannin
  • guavin A
  • guavin C
  • guavin D
  • hydrolyzable tannin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery


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