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Table 1 Extraction of shikimic acid from reaction mixture using different solvents

From: Microbial transformation of quinic acid to shikimic acid by Bacillus megaterium

Number Solvent Amount recovered (mM) Recovery (%)
1 Ethyl acetate 1.15 25.55
2 Dichloromethane 0.1 2.2
3 n-Butanol 3.2 71.11
4 Petroleum ether 3.42 76