Name: Shikimic acid
Other name: (-)Shikimic acid; (3R,4S,5R)-3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid;
1-Cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid, 3,4,5-trihydroxy-, (3R,4S,5R)-
Appearance: White powder
Package: 25g, 100g, 1Kg, 25kg
Applications: Pharmaceutical intermediates; Organic intermediate
Shikimic acid CAS:138-59-0 is a white crystal powder which is soluble in water. It was first isolated from Mangrove in Japan and named after it. It is an important metabolite of plants and microorganisms.
Shikimic acid CAS:138-59-0 is a cyclohexenecarboxylic acid that is cyclohex-1-ene-1-carboxylic acid substituted by hydroxy groups at positions 3, 4 and 5 (the 3R,4S,5R stereoisomer). It is an intermediate metabolite in plants and microorganisms.
Shikimic acid CAS:138-59-0 is a product of the glycolytic and pentose phosphate pathways, a construction facilitated by parts of phosphoenolpyruvate and erythrose 4-phosphate