Synthetic Strategies and Tactics for Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins

Author(s): Ken Ohmori, Keisuke Suzuki.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 16 , Issue 5 , 2012

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Abstract:

Oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPAs) are components of a wide variety of plant-derived materials and foodstuffs and their well-known biological activities, especially with respect to their significance in human health, have generated a great deal of interest in the scientific community. This review summarizes synthetic approaches to OPAs.

Keywords: Catechin, Epicatechin, Condensation, Oligomer, Polyphenol, Proanthocyanidin, Procyanidin, Tannin

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VOLUME: 16
ISSUE: 5
Year: 2012
Page: [566 - 577]
Pages: 12
DOI: 10.2174/138527212799859417
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