Dactylifric acid

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Dactylifric acid
Chemical structure of dactylifric acid.
CAS number 6082-44-6
ChemSpider 29420736
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Molecular formula C16H16O8
Molar mass 336.29 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Dactylifric acid is a caffeic acid glycoside (3-O-caffeoylshikimic acid). It and its isomers are enzymic browning substrates found in dates (Phoenix dactylifera fruits).[1]


  1. ^ Maier, VP; Metzler, DM; Huber, AF (1964). "3-O-Caffeoylshikimic acid (dactylifric acid) and its isomers, a new class of enzymic browning substrates". Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 14: 124–8. doi:10.1016/0006-291x(64)90241-4. PMID 5836492. 

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