anisic acid

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anisic acid

[ə′nis·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OC6H4COOH White crystals or powder with a melting point of 184°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used in medicine and as an insect repellent and ovicide.
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Since 4-methoxybenzoic acid has an unmistakably longer GC retention time than the other two isomers, the analytical focus is narrowed to separation of the derivatized salicylic acid and 3-methoxybenzoic acid methyl ester.