quinic acid


quin·​ic acid ˌkwin-ik-, ˌkwīn- How to pronounce quinic acid (audio)
: a crystalline acid C7H12O6 obtained from cinchona bark, coffee beans, and other plant products and made synthetically by hydrolysis of chlorogenic acid

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“Quinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quinic%20acid. Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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