|Molecular weight||228.247 g/mol|
|Names and Identifiers|
|CAS Registry Number||501-36-0|
Resveratrol (3,5,4′-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene) is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol, and a phytoalexin produced by several plants in response to injury or, when the plant is under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi. Sources of resveratrol in food include the skin of grapes, blueberries, raspberries, mulberries.
Although it is used as a dietary supplement, there is no good evidence that consuming resveratrol affects life expectancy or human health.