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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The monoterpene glycosides in QHYRF were usually esterified with an aromatic acid such as benzoic acid, vanillic acid, methoxybenzoic acid, and gallic acid.
methoxybenzoic acid, the main constituents of Cichorium intybus and Capparis spinosa respectively, have been reported in chemically induced hepatotoxicity in experimental animals (McPhail 2003, Mehrotra 1973, Munasinghe 2001).
The 1H- and 13C-NMR assignments of compound 1 were based on the COSY HMQC and HMBC spectra as well as on comparison with those previously reported for 6-(2'R-acetoxytridecyl)-2-hydroxy-4- methoxybenzoic acid (19) [15].