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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Ltd (Xi'an, China); Salicylic acid (PubChem CID: 338), Ferulic acid (PubChem CID: 445858), Caffeic acid (PubChem CID: 689043), Protocatechuic acid (PubChem CID: 72), Anisic acid (PubChem CID: 7478), Gallic acid (PubChem CID: 370), Vanillic acid (PubChem CID: 8468), Syringic acid (PubChem CID: 10742), Cinnamic acid (PubChem CID: 444539), Isoferulic acid (PubChem CID: 736186), and Rosmarinic acid (PubChem CID: 5281792) were ordered from the National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical and Biological Products (Beijing, China).
A plant steroid was the fingerprint for lentils, he says, and anisic acid indicated that the food preparers had spiced this dish with anise or fennel.