About The Author

Bartosz Adamczyk is PhD amdadjunct professor at the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) in the Helsinki, Finland.

Scientists Question Old Paradigms On Tannin Interactions With Organic Nitrogen Compounds And Enzymes

Among plant secondary metabolites, tannins represent one of the main groups. Historically, they were used to treat animal skin in order to produce leather, because tannins stabilize proteins in animal skin, thereby making it more durable. The precipitation of proteins by tannins is a key characteristic of tannins. Over time, more surprising abilities of these