Shikimic Acid

Catalogue number: S357100
Chemical name: Shikimic Acid
Synonyms: (3R,4S,5R)-3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic Acid; L-Shikimic acid; NSC 59257;
CAS Number: 138-59-0
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₇H₁₀O₅
Appearance: White to Off-White Solid
Melting Point: 183-185°C (dec.)
Mol. Weight: 174.15
Storage: -20°C Freezer
Solubility: Methanol, Water
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Chiral Reagents
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Naturally occurring (-)-form is a major biosynthetic precursor of phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan and hence of the majority of plant alkaloids. It is also involved in the biosynthesis of lignin, flavonpids and other important aromatic compounds.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Evans, I.A., et al.: Nature, 250, 348 (1974), Harborne, J.B., et al.: Biosynthesis, 6, 40 (1980),
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