Gyrophoric acid

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Gyrophoric acid
Chemical structure of gyrophoric acid
CAS number 548-89-0 N=
PubChem 135728
ChemSpider 119550 YesY
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Molecular formula C24H20O10
Molar mass 468.40 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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Gyrophoric acid is a depside that can be found in the lichen Cryptothecia rubrocincta and in Xanthoparmelia pokomyi.[1]


  1. ^ Antimicrobial activity of extracts of the lichen Xanthoparmelia pokomyi and its gyrophoric and stenosporic acid constituents. Candan Mehmet, Yilmaz Meral, Tay Thrgay, Kivanc Merih and Türk Hayrettin, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung. C. A journal of biosciences, 2006, vol. 61, no5-6, pp. 319-323, INIST:17912298