Shikimic AcidBy Bento, Luis San Miguel
Posted on 2009-12-09 Last edited on 2010-08-11
Shikimic acid, C2H6(OH)3COOH, 2-3-4-5-tetra-hydro-gallic acid is obtained from the Japanese star anise. It is a percursor in the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids an of lignin.
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