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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

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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 Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.