DrugAge entry for Tannic acid

Tannic acid 
1401-55-4 • 5424-20-4 • beta-D-Glucose pentakis(3,4-dihydroxy-5-((3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoyl)oxy)benzoate) • BETA-D-GLUCOSE PENTAKIS[3,4-DIHYDROXY-5-[(3,4,5-TRIHYDROXYBENZOYL)OXY]BENZOATE] • C76H52O46 • CAS-1401-55-4 • CHEBI:81066 • Chinese gallotannin • D0R4WJ • DSSTox_CID_6076 • DSSTox_GSID_26076 • DSSTox_RID_78006 • EINECS 226-562-9 • Gallotannic acid • Gallotannin; Tannin • MFCD00066397 • MLS001335996 • NCGC00095101-01 • Quebracho extract • SMR000857330 • TANNIC ACID • Tannic acid, ACS reagent • Tannic acid, technical • Tannic acid, technical grade • Tanninum 
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Lifespan Charts for Tannic acid


Massie, HR et al. (1993) Inhibition of iron absorption prolongs the life span of Drosophila. Mech. Ageing Dev. 67(3)227-237 PubMed
Saul, N et al. (2010) The longevity effect of tannic acid in Caenorhabditis elegans: Disposable Soma meets hormesis. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. 65(6)626-635 PubMed
Pietsch, K et al. (2012) Meta-Analysis of Global Transcriptomics Suggests that Conserved Genetic Pathways are Responsible for Quercetin and Tannic Acid Mediated Longevity in C. elegans. Front Genet 3()48 PubMed

DGIdb Human Drug-Gene Interactions for Tannic acid

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Stitch DB Human Drug-Protein Interactions for Tannic acid

Up to 20 direct protein and drug interactions are displayed, having a medium confidence score (0.450) or above. Second order interactions are tabulated below.

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