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.
that is a copolyester of hydroxybenzoic acid, hydroquinone and sebacic acid.
Structures of the laccase-catalysed oxidation products of hydroxybenzoic acids in the presence of ABTS.
He also identified hydroxybenzoic acids, phenol, and benzene as reaction intermediates, which, contrary to the common practice at the oxidation processes, were found to be more reactive than BA itself towards the [sup.
Hydroxybenzoic acids include gallic, p-hydroxybenzoic, protocatechuic, vanillic and syringic acids, which in common have the [C.