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GENERAL FEATURES

Name: Gallic acid
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Trade name:
Chemical name: 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoic acid[1],[2]
Molecular Weight: 170.12 g/mol[3]
Source: Gallic acid is a constituent of food (black tea and other plant foods).[1],[4]
Structure: [2],[5]
Chemical Nature:
Actions
& Indications:
Pharmcological Action-
anti-inflammatory[6]
Therapeutic indications:
Preclinical study-
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REFERENCES
1. Gandhi NM, Nair CKK, Protection of DNA and membrane from gamma radiation induced damage by gallic acid. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry 2005;278(1):111–117.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11010-005-6940-1
2. Nair GG, Nair CK, Radioprotective effects of gallic acid in mice. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:953079.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/953079
3. Chapter 15. Personal Findings of Exploring Scientists; In : Chemical Intolerance: Physiological Causes and Effects and Treatment Modalities by Gardner RW, CRC Press, 1993, page no. 141.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=AgtAj7qhig4C&pg=PA141
4. Shahrzad S et al, Pharmacokinetics of gallic acid and its relative bioavailability from tea in healthy humans. J. Nutr. 2001;131 (4):1207-1210.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11285327
5. Microbial production of Potent Phenolic-Antioxidantsthrough Solid State Fermentation by Martins S et al ; In : Sustainable Biotechnology: Sources of Renewable Energy edited by Singh OV, Harvey SP, Springer Science & Business Media, 2009, page no. 235.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=TbMWusKqTc8C&pg=PA235
6. Kroes BH et al, Anti-inflammatory activity of gallic acid. Planta Med. 1992;58(6):499-504.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2006-961535