|CAS number||, [528-53-0] (chloride)|
|Jmol-3D images||Image 1
|Molar mass||303.24 g mol−1|
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Delphinidin is an anthocyanidin, a primary plant pigment, and also an antioxidant. Delphinidin gives blue hues to flowers like violas and delphiniums. It also gives the blue-red color of the grape that produces Cabernet Sauvignon, and can be found in cranberries and Concord grapes as well as pomegranates.
Myrtillin (Delphinidin-3-O-glucoside) and tulipanin (delphinidin-3-O-rutinoside) can be found in blackcurrant pomace.
Violdelphin (Delphinidin 3-rutinoside-7-O-(6-O-(4-(6-O-(4-hydroxybenzoyl)-beta-D-glucosyl)oxybenzoyl)-beta-D-glucoside) is responsible for purplish blue flower color of Aconitum chinense.
See also 
- Prodelphinidin, a type of condensed tannins
- Afaq, F.; Syed, D. N.; Malik, A.; Hadi, N.; Sarfaraz, S.; Kweon, M.-H.; Khan, N.; Zaid, M. A.; Mukhtar, H. (2007). "Delphinidin, an Anthocyanidin in Pigmented Fruits and Vegetables, Protects Human HaCaT Keratinocytes and Mouse Skin Against UVB-Mediated Oxidative Stress and Apoptosis". Journal of Investigative Dermatology 127 (1): 222–232. doi:10.1038/sj.jid.5700510. PMID 16902416.
- Ribéreau-Gayon, J.; Ribéreau-Gayon, P. (1958). "The Anthocyans and Leucoanthocyans of Grapes and Wines". American Journal of Enology and Viticulture 9: 1–9.
- Violdelphin on PubChem