shikimic acid


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shikimic acid

parent chemical compound from which vanillin and salicylic acid are derived.
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INDIA is now capable of indigenously producing shikimic acid -- the most vital ingredient used to make Oseltamivir ( Tamiflu) -- an antiviral drug used in the treatment of H1N1 ( swine flu).
It covers chirality, topology, and asymmetric synthesis; asymmetric synthesis; sugars; amino acids, peptides, and proteins; nucleosides, nucleotides, and nucleic acids; polyketides; terpenes; shikimic acid derivatives; and alkaloids.
These compounds are allelochemicals which are usually the secondary or waste products of main plants methabolic pathways specially shikimic acid and acetate pathways [21].
coli of shikimic acid, the starter molecule for production of oseltamivir, marketed as Tamiflu, for treatment of severe influenza (Johansson et al.
The Warburg phenotype can contribute to the pathogenesis of schizophrenia by augmenting the bacterial shikimic acid pathway.
Dudareva and Maeda wanted to see what would happen if they forced the shikimate pathway to function, so they gave the petunias shikimic acid.
However, growing demand for the drug has put pressure on the supply of shikimic acid, the raw material now used in making the drug.
This increase was due primarily to the continued production of shikimic acid, a starting material used to produce an anti-viral drug for the treatment of influenza, as well as the initial revenues associated with Martek's joint development agreement with a subsidiary of BP p.
Khoja also stressed that it would not be proper to consider anise more useful than Tamiflu because it contains Shikimic acid, which is also in Tamiflu.
BioFlu Immune Support combines a selection of four of the most powerful, natural antioxidants: Black Elderberry, shown in human trials to reduce the severity of flu symptoms by 50%; Siberian Ginseng; Star Anise; and Shikimic Acid, the plant from which the leading antiviral drug Tamiflu is made.
Star anise, star aniseed, or Shikimic acid, a primary feedstock used to create the anti-flu drug Tamiflu, is produced by most autotrophic organisms, but star anise is the industrial source.
Now a project has been launched to find ways of extracting the shikimic acid, from Welsh-grown sitka spruce.