hydroxybenzoic acid


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hydroxybenzoic acid

[hī¦dräk·sē·ben′zō·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C7H6O3 Any one of three crystalline derivatives of benzoic acid: ortho, meta, and para forms; the ester of the para compound is used as a bacteriostatic agent.
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The derivatives of hydroxybenzoic acid (protoctatechuic acid) act as potent inhibitor for Ricinus peroxidases and show the following 43, 20, 8.0, 5.0 and 0.0 per cent relative activity at different concentration 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0 and 4.5 [micro]M.
Earlier reports of the antisickling constituent of Cajanus cajan suggested cajaminose [67], phenylalanine, and hydroxybenzoic acid [30].
There are two types of the phenolic acids: hydroxycinnamic (HCA) and hydroxybenzoic acids (HBA) [6, 7].
The values of [10.sup.-4] of the transverse CTE of the uniaxially stretched film above 200 [degrees] C are comparable with those reported for the poly(hydroxybenzoic acid) (35) in the direction of the a axis of the crystal unit cell.
has developed a TLCP based on hydroxybenzoic acid, hydroquinone and sebacic acid which has a nematic transition in the correct temperature range for melt processing HDPE.
Kiss (8) worked on the copolymer of hydroxybenzoic acid (HBA), isophthalic acid (IA), and hydroquinone (HQ).
They looked at the link between phenolic acids, including hydroxycinnamic and hydroxybenzoic acids, and breast cancer in 11,028 women.
The obtained results indicate that hydroxybenzoic acids and flavones constitute their main phenolic classes.
In this sense, the metabolic production of phenolic acids in salvilla (Buddleja scordioides) promotes the synthesis of 5 hydroxybenzoic acids and 7 hydroxycinnamic acids (Table 2).
ellagic acid, hydroxybenzoic acids and ferulic acid) [30].
Blackberries were found to score higher than or as high as other berries when measured for several polyphenols, including hydroxybenzoic acids, anthocyanins and monomeric flavonols.