Kinotannic acid

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Kinotannic acid
Names
Other names
Coccotannic acid
kino-tannic acid
Identifiers
Properties
C18H18O8[1]
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Kinotannic acid is the chief constituent of the kino gum, of which it contains 70 to 80 per cent. Kino also contains kino red, a phlobaphene produced from kinotannic acid by oxidation.[2] It is closely related to the tannin from catechu; its non-glucosidal nature was established by Bergholz.[3][4]

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