Quinic acid, D-
D-Quinic acid is a crystalline acid with an astringent flavor obtained from cinchona bark, coffee beans, tobacco leaves, carrot leaves, fruits and vegetables. D-Quinic acid is an intermediate in fine chemical and drug production and is a useful scaffold for chiral syntheses. D-Quinic acid has inherent biological activity as a neuroprotectant.
- Quinic acid as versatile chiral scaffold in organic synthesis. Mulzer J. et al. Curr Org Chem. 2008, 1218, 1613.
- Neuroprotective effects of D-(-)-quinic acid on aluminum chloride-induced dementia in rats. Liu L. et al. Evidence-Based Complementary Alternative Med. 2020, 560259.