Synonym: myo-Inositol hexakis(dihydrogen phosphate), Inositol hexakisphosphate, Inositol hexaphosphoric acid, InsP6
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|biological source||from rice|
|composition||Sodium (Na), ≥5 mol/mol|
|cation traces||Ca: ≤2%|
Inorganic phosphorus content is not determined on this product.
Phytic acid is present in all eukaryotic cells. In plants, it is known to function as a [PO4]3− storage depot and precursor for other inositol phosphates and pyrophosphates. Its high surface negative charge makes it a potent chelator of divalent and trivalent cations in vitro, and it is most likely associated with Ca2+ or Mg2+ ions in vivo. In yeast, phytic acid acts with the nuclear pore protein Gle1 to regulate the nuclear export of mRNA by coactivating the RNA-dependent ATPase activity of DExD-box protein 5 (Dbp5).
Phytic acid is a major determinant of zinc bioavailability.
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Phytic acid has been used in a study to assess the common bean’s potential as a vehicle for iron biofortification. 1 It has also been used in a study to investigate the effects of antinutritional factors on plasma lipoprotein levels. 2
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