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Compound Summary for: CID 8742

Shikimic Acid

Also known as: shikimate; L-Shikimic acid; Bracken fern toxic component; 138-59-0; (-)-Shikimate; (-)-Shikimic acid; CCRIS 7681; HSDB 3537
Molecular Formula: C7H10O5   Molecular Weight: 174.1513   InChIKey: JXOHGGNKMLTUBP-HSUXUTPPSA-N
A tri-hydroxy cyclohexene carboxylic acid important in biosynthesis of so many compounds that the shikimate pathway is named after it.   From: MeSH
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