anthranilic acid

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anthranilic acid

[¦an·thrə¦lin·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
o-NH2C6H4COOH A white or pale yellow, crystalline acid melting at 146°C; used as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.
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Three benzoic acid derivatives, namely salicylic acid, o-aminobenzoic acid and gallic acid, with the similar [-(C=O)-C-(C-X)-, X=OH or [NH.
To compare the restraining ability of the three benzoic acid derivatives, the sequence was salicylic acid > gallic acid > o-aminobenzoic acid.