|Shikimic Acid Extract|
|98% by HPLC|
|USP or EP|
Shikimic acid is a white crystalline compound of nonnitrogenous acid found in various plants naturally. It has two kind functional groups in the same molecule, three hydroxyl groups and a carboxylic acid group, which are optically active. They can yield various kinds of esters and salts. It is a cyclitol, a polyhydroxylated cycloalkane containing at least three hydroxy groups in the ring at different positions.
The most important feature of cyclitol is that there are chiral isomers, key intermediates in the biosynthesis of aromatic compounds in living metabolism. Shikimic acid is a key intermediate in the biochemical pathway from phosphoenolpyruvic acid to tyrosine.
1.Shikimic acid can act as anti-inflammatory ,analgesic.
2.Shikimic acid can inhibit the concentrating of the blood platelets,inhibit arterial, venous thrombosis and cerebral thrombosis.
3.Shikimic acid is also raw materials of combating avian flu.
1. As a chemical raw material, Shikimic Acid is used to convert to other chemical substances or chemical agents.
2. As antibacterial anti-tumor drugs.