Gyrophoric acid

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Gyrophoric acid
Chemical structure of gyrophoric acid
Names
IUPAC name
4-[4-(2,4-dihydroxy-6-methylbenzoyl)oxy-2-hydroxy-6-methylbenzoyl]oxy-2-hydroxy-6-methylbenzoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
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Properties
C24H20O10
Molar mass 468.40 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Gyrophoric acid is a depside that can be found in the lichen Cryptothecia rubrocincta and in Xanthoparmelia pokomyi.[1]

References[edit]

  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