SKU: R048  / 
    CAS Number: 29838-46-8

    Roccellic Acid

    $154.35 - $540.23

    Roccellic Acid is a methyldodecylsuccinic acid isolated from Roccella spp. over 150 years ago, with the structure fully
    elucidated by Akermark in 1962. Roccellic Acid is active against the oral bacteria, Streptococcus gordonii and Porphyromonas gingivalis.

    Molecular Formula  C17H32O

    Akermark B (1962)  Studies on the chemistry of lichens 16. The absolute configuration of roccellic acid.  Journal. 16:599

    Fox CH and Huneck S (1969) The formation of roccellic acid, eugenitol, eugenetin, and rupicolon by the mycobiont Lecanora rupicola. Phytochem. 8:1301

    Sweiden A et al (2017) Antibacterial activities of natural lichen compounds against Streptococcus gordonii and Porphyromonas gingivalis. Fitoterapia 121:164