quinic acid


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Related to quinic acid: Caffeic acid, Chlorogenic acid, Shikimic acid

quin·ic ac·id

(kwin'ik as'id),
l-quinic acid; the (-) isomer is an acid found in cinchona bark and elsewhere in plants; 5-dehydroquinic acid is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of l-phenylalanine, l-tyrosine, and l-tryptophan from carbohydrate precursors; quinic acid forms a γ-lactone on heating.
Synonym(s): kinic acid

quinic acid

C7H12O6, a crystalline acid present in some plants, including cinchona bark, and berries.
CAS # 77-95-2
See also: acid
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Between the break-down of chlorogenic acid and the build-up of quinic acid exists a clear correlation: the content of quinic acid increases linear to the breakdown of the chlorogenic acid.
While the content of formic acid, acetic acid and quinic acid partially increased marginally, the concentration of pyruvic acid is altogether lower than during the initial measurement.
This UV model was strongly supported by the fact, that QAL another model ester of quinic acid, could not be used by this UV method.
For AC-11, a quinic acid peak was detected and identified.
professional ambassadors), can be shown to have DNA repair levels assayed in serum proteins that increase their clinical responses when treated with the DNA repair enhancer, quinic acid (Quinmax[TM]).
The 10 subjects were instructed to drink two 500 ml bottles of Quinic acid (QuinmaX[TM]) per day (1000 mg/day) for 60 days.
Bioassay-directed fractionation of EHS led to the isolation of the active compounds L-( + )-bornesitol (1), quinic acid (2) and rutin.
9 mg) was submitted to gel filtration over Sephadex LH-20 eluted with MeOH, affording quinic acid (2, 131.
Keywords: Caesalpinia spinosa (Tara); Quinic acid gallates; ILSMR; MRSA
In this paper, we report the isolation, structural determination and ILSMR effect of the active compounds, quinic acid gallates, from Tara.
Neuroprotective and neurotrophic effects of quinic acids from Aster scaber in PC12 cells.