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chorismate


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The anion of (3R‐trans)‐3‐[(1‐carboxyethenyl)oxy]‐4‐hydroxy‐1,5‐cyclohexadiene‐1‐carboxylic acid; the unsymmetrical ether derived from phosphoenolpyruvate and 5‐phosphoshikimic acid (see shikimate pathway); it is formed as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids ...

Subjects: Chemistry.


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