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Shikimic acid

Shikimic acid

Synonyms 3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid; (3R,4S,5R)-3,4,5-Trihydroxycyclohex-1-enecarboxylic acid; Shikimate; Bracken Fern Toxic Component

CAS Number: 138-59-0 Molecular Formula: C7H10O5 Molecular Weight: 174.152 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 2210055 EC Number: 205-334-2 MDL Number: MFCD00066278

SKU 02152058-CF
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Description

Product Description

Shikimic Acid

Application Notes

A tri-hydroxy cyclohexene carboxylic acid important in biosynthesis of so many compounds that the shikimate pathway (Seven step metabolic route used by bacteria, fungi, algae, parasites and plants for the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids (phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan)). is named after it.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Precursor of aromatic amino acids; Alkaloids and other aromatic metabolites

Specifications
SKU 02152058-CF
Alternate Names 3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid; (3R,4S,5R)-3,4,5-Trihydroxycyclohex-1-enecarboxylic acid; Shikimate; Bracken Fern Toxic Component
Application Notes A tri-hydroxy cyclohexene carboxylic acid important in biosynthesis of so many compounds that the shikimate pathway (Seven step metabolic route used by bacteria, fungi, algae, parasites and plants for the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids (phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan)). is named after it.
Base Catalog Number 152058
Beilstein Registry Number 2210055
Biochemical Physiological Actions Biosynthetic precursor of aromatic amino acids, as well as many alkaloids and other aromatic metabolites.
CAS # 138-59-0
EC Number 205-334-2
Format Powder
Melting Point 183-184.5 deg C
Molecular Formula C7H10O5
Molecular Weight 174.152 g/mol
Optical Rotation -185 - -181 ° (C = 4 in H2O at 20 °C) (Lit.)
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
Purity ≥98%
RTECS Number GW4600000
Solubility <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-962" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Water">Water</a> solubility = 1.5X10+5 mg/l @ 21 deg C
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.