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    CAS Number: 521-39-1

    Salazinic Acid

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    Salazinic Acid is a depsidone lichen metabolite first reported over a 100 years ago and widely distributed across many lichen genera. Salazinic Acid is moderately active against Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative bacteria (P. aeruginosa and S. typhimurium), but activity appears to show selectivity with no activity against other bacteria including L. monocytogenes, P. vulgaris, Y. enterocolitica and S. fecalis. Salazinic Acid has antioxidant properties and is active against human melanoma and colon cancer cell lines.

    Molecular Formula  C18H12O10

    Candan M et al (2007)  Antimicrobial activity of extracts of the lichen Parmelia sulcata and its salazinic acid constituent. Z. Naturforsch. 62:619

    Manojlović N. et al (2012)  Chemical composition of three Parmelia lichens and antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of some their major metabolites. Phytomed. 19:1166

    Nolan TJ and Keane J (1933)  Salazinic acid and the constituents of the lichen Lobario pulmonario. Nature 132:281