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C6H4OHCHO Clear to dark-red oily liquid, with burning taste and almond aroma; soluble in alcohol, benzene, and ether, very slightly soluble in water; boils at 196°C; used in analytical chemistry, in perfumery, and for synthesis of chemicals. Also known as helicin.



(o-hydroxybenzaldehyde), a colorless liquid with a bitter almond odor and a burning taste. Boiling point, 196.8°C; density, 1.167 g/cm3 at 20°C. Salicylaldehyde is miscible in all proportions with ethanol and ether and is readily soluble in benzene.

Salicylaldehyde is found in shrubs of the genus Spiraea. It is usually produced from phenol by the action of chloroform in the presence of an alkali base. It is used in the production of coumarin, saligenin, and salicylaldoxime (an important analytical reagent), and also in analytical chemistry—for example, to detect hydrazine.

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Synthesis, structural characteri-zation, and anti-ulcerogenic activity of schiffbase ligands derived from tryptamine and 5-chloro, 5-nitro, 3, 5-ditertiarybutyl salicylaldehyde and their nickel(II), copper(II), and zinc(II) complexes.
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Expression, purification and preliminary crystallographic studies of NahF, a salicylaldehyde dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas putida G7 involved in naphthalene degradation.
The industrial and technological applications of chitosan have been exploited for decades, for example, in the production of cosmetics, drugs, and medicines, food additives, semipermeable membranes, in the development of biomaterials used in Schiff base reactions to produce salicylaldehyde derivatives [1], as a drug delivery agent for the human body [2, 3], and in the textile industry as an alternative for treating effluents containing dyes [4].
L has also been prepared from the condensation reaction of 1,4-di-(4- fluoro-2aminophenoxy)butane (DFAB) and Salicylaldehyde in ethanol and characterized by IR, 1H-NMR and 13C-NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry.
The following substances were used to synthesize Schiff base epoxy resin: distill epichlorohydrin (ECH) and Schiff base--a product of the reaction between salicylaldehyde and 4,4'-diaminodiphenylether, in the presence of benzyltrimethylammonium chloride (TEBA) as a catalyst (from Sigma-Aldrich).
Synthesis and characterization of Schiff bases from chitosan and salicylaldehyde derivatives.
Alkylation products of salicylaldehyde and o-hydroxyacetophenone by the use of 1,2-(bis-bromobenzyl)benzene as alkylating agent were first prepared.
Various theories exist to explain this name, the more logical being that Spirea is the genus name for the herb meadowsweet, the source of salicylaldehyde.
Antibacterial activity of complexes of Cu (II), Ni (II), Zn (II), Fe (II), Co (II), Mn (II), Vo (IV), Hg (II) and Cd (II) metal ions with Schiff base derived from salicylaldehyde and o-amino benzoic acid have been studied [1-3].
Salicylaldehyde benzoyl hydrazone (Sal-BH) has been reported as a metallo complexing Schiff base reagent [4], but it has not previously been used for the spectrophotometric determination of copper.