Shikimic acid: review of its analytical, isolation, and purification techniques from plant and microbial sources
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- Bochkov, D.V., Sysolyatin, S.V., Kalashnikov, A.I. et al. J Chem Biol (2012) 5: 5. doi:10.1007/s12154-011-0064-8
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Shikimic acid properties and its available analytical techniques are discussed. Plants having the highest content of shikimic acid are shown. The existing isolation methods are analyzed and the most optimal approaches to extracting this acid from natural sources (plants and microorganisms) are considered.