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S5375

Sigma-Aldrich

Shikimic acid

≥99%

Synonym(s):
(3R,4S,5R)-(−)-3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-cyclohexenecarboxylic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C7H10O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
174.15
Beilstein:
2210055
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥99%

form

powder

technique(s)

ligand binding assay: suitable

color

white to off-white

mp

185-187 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

O[C@@H]1CC(=C[C@@H](O)[C@H]1O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C7H10O5/c8-4-1-3(7(11)12)2-5(9)6(4)10/h1,4-6,8-10H,2H2,(H,11,12)/t4-,5-,6-/m1/s1

InChI key

JXOHGGNKMLTUBP-HSUXUTPPSA-N

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Application

Shikimic acid has been used as a standard for the quantification of shikimate in apical parts of roots. It has also been used as a substrate in shikimate kinase assay.

Packaging

10 mg in glass bottle
1, 5 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Shikimic acid is observed to be carcinogenic in rat models, when administered. It serves as a precursor for the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids, alkaloids and other aromatic metabolites in microorganisms. Shikimic acid is known to inhibit adenosine diphosphate (ADP) induced platelet aggregation and blood coagulation in rabbits.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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