Crystal Structure Characterization of Natural Allantoin from Edible Lichen Umbilicaria esculenta

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Xu, Baojun; Sung, Changkeun; Han, Byunghee; (2011)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International
  • Journal: Crystals (issn: 2073-4352)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/cryst1030128
  • Subject: X-ray crystallography | Crystallography | edible lichen | Umbilicaria esculenta | crystal | allantoin | QD901-999 | <em>Umbilicaria esculenta</em>

In China, Korea, and Japan, Umbilicaria esculenta is considered as both food and medicinal resources from lichen. In the current study, a prismatic crystal was first isolated from edible lichen U. esculenta via solvent fractionation. The structure of the crystalline com... View more
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