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Chorismic acid



Chorismic acid
IUPAC name trans-3-([1-Carboxy-
ethenyl]oxy)-4-hydroxy-
1,5-cyclohexadiene-
1-carboxylic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 617-12-9
Properties
Molecular formula C10H10O6
Molar mass 226.18 g/mol
Melting point

140 °C

Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Chorismic acid, more commonly known as its anionic form chorismate, is an important biochemical intermediate in plants and microorganisms. It is a precursor for:

Additional recommended knowledge

Biosynthesis

Shikimate → shikimate-3-phosphate → 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate → chorismate.



References

  1. ^ http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/35107108
 
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