OBO ID: CHEBI:16119
Term Name: shikimic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (3R,4S,5R)-3,4,5-trihydroxycyclohex-1-ene-1-carboxylic acid
  • 3,4,5-Trihydroxy-1-cyclohexenecarboxylic acid
  • 3alpha,4alpha,5beta-trihydroxy-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid
  • [3R-(3alpha,4alpha,5beta)]-3,4,5-trihydroxy-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic acid
  • L-shikimic acid
  • Shikimate
  • Shikimic acid
Definition: A cyclohexenecarboxylic acid that is cyclohex-1-ene-1-carboxylic acid substituted by hydroxy groups at positions 3, 4 and 5 (the 3R,4S,5R stereoisomer). It is an intermediate metabolite in plants and microorganisms.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available