1.Name: Shikimic acid
2. Formula: C7H10O5
3. Molecular weight: 174.15
4. Apperance: white powder
Name: Shikimic acid
Synonyms:3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-Cyclohexene-1-Carboxylic Acid; 3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1- cyclohexene carboxylic acid
Apperance: white powder / crystal
Solubility in water at 20C: 18g/100ml
Assay by HPLC:purity 98% min.
Loss on drying:1% max.
Production: extracted from star anise fruit
Packing: paper drum,25Kg each net
Storage: in tightly closed container under cool,dry and well-ventilated shelter away from light and source of ignition
Shikimic Acid is a key precursor of many alkaloids, aromatic amino acids, indole derivatives, and it also be widely used as a chiral building block for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals.
Now, Shikimic Acid serves as the starting material for Oseltamivir which is a neuraminidase inhibitor used in the treatment and prophylaxis of both influenza A and influenza B.
1. anti-inflammation, pain and rheumatism.
1. It is used as pharmaceutical raw materials and stuff.