One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any of various tannins with antioxidant properties occurring naturally in plants, comprising polymers of flavonoids linked by a carbon-to-carbon bond.
- ‘A proprietary French maritime pine bark extract, grape seed extract, condensed tannins, and complex flavonoids are a few of the compounds that make up this impressive lot.’
- ‘Moreover, fertilized Quercus prinus saplings had lower concentrations of condensed tannins in their foliage.’
- ‘Light and an exogenous transcription factor qualitatively and quantitatively affect the biosynthetic pathway of condensed tannins in Lotus corniculatus leaves’
- ‘This health benefit comes from a puckery-tasting group of phenols called condensed tannins, which prevent bacteria from adhering to the walls of the urinary tract.’
- ‘We removed the acetone by evaporation under reduced pressure and assayed the concentrated extracts for condensed tannins, hydrolyzable tannins, and foliar astringency.’
- ‘The phenolics in juniper are a mixture of simple phenolics, hydrolyzable tannins and condensed tannins.’
- ‘Hydrolyzable and condensed tannins were assayed separately.’
- ‘Defoliated plants had a significantly lower concentration of total phenolics and condensed tannins.’
- ‘Analysis of the results indicates that the condensed tannins found in certain pasture species, such as legume lotus, are responsible for the reduction.’
- ‘Anthocyanins and condensed tannins are two of the major flavonoid classes in higher plants.’
- ‘Molan et al reported that condensed tannin has an anticoccidial activity in goats naturally infected with mixed species of Eimeria.’
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