Quinic
Quinic Quin"ic, a. [See {Quinine}, and cf. {Kinic}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or connected with, quinine and related compounds; specifically, designating a nonnitrogenous acid obtained from cinchona bark, coffee, beans, etc., as a white crystalline substance. [Written also {chinic}, {kinic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • quinic — /kwinˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑quina …   Useful english dictionary

  • quinic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or derived from quinine …   Wiktionary

  • quinic acid — [kwin′ik] n. [< quina (see QUININE) + IC] a colorless, crystalline acid, C6H7 (OH) 4·COOH, prepared from cinchona bark, coffee beans, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Quinic acid — Chembox new Name = Quinic acid ImageFile = Quinic acid.png ImageName = Quinic acid ImageFile1 = Quinic acid 3D balls.png ImageName1 = Quinic acid IUPACName = (1S,3R,4S,5R) 1,3,4,5 tetrahydroxy cyclohexanecarboxylic acid Section1 = Chembox… …   Wikipedia

  • quinic acid — ˈkwi]nik , ˈkwī] noun Etymology: quinic from quin + ic 1. : a crystalline acid C6H7(OH)4COOH obtained from cinchona bark, coffee beans, and other plant products and synthetically by hydrolysis of chlorogenic acid; 1,3,4,5 tetrahydroxy cyclohexane …   Useful english dictionary

  • quinic acid — chino rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė (HO)₄C₆H₇COOH atitikmenys: angl. quinic acid rus. хинная кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 1,3,4,5 tetrahidroksicikloheksankarboksirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • quinic acid — /kwin ik/, Chem. a white, crystalline, water soluble, solid cyclic compound, C7H12O6, present in cinchona bark, coffee beans, and the leaves of many plants. Also, chinic acid. [1805 15; < Sp quin(a) quinine + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • quinic acid — noun A white crystalline acid, tetrahydroxy cyclohexanecarboxylic acid, obtained from cinchona bark and coffee beans; used as an astringent, and in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals …   Wiktionary

  • quinic acid — l q.; the (−) isomer is an acid found in cinchona bark and elsewhere in plants; 5 dehydroquinic acid is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of l phenylalanine, l tyrosine, and l tryptophan from carbohydrate precursors; q. forms a γ lactone upon… …   Medical dictionary

  • quinic acid — /kwɪnɪk ˈæsəd/ (say kwinik asuhd) noun a white crystalline organic acid, C6H7(OH)4COOH.H2O, present in cinchona bark, coffee beans, and the leaves of many plants. {Spanish quin(a) (from Quechua kina bark) + ic} …   Australian English dictionary

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