phenylacetic acid


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phenylacetic acid

[¦fen·əl·ə′sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C8H8O2 White crystals with a boiling point of 262°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used in perfumes, medicine, and flavoring and in the manufacture of penicillin. Also known as α-toluic acid.
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This followed results of an INCB task force under Project Prism that revealed increased use of phenylacetic acid and pharmaceutical preparations in methamphetamine production.
Found amid nerve cells that spur reproductive activity in fruit flies, the protein is primarily stimulated by two aromas, phenylacetic acid and phenylacetaldehyde.
The ongoing issue directly affects cosmetics manufacturers relying on chemicals such as acetone, acetic anhydride and phenylacetic acid to make a range of commercial cosmetic products, but which can also be diverted to make narcotics and psychotropic drugs.
HPN-100, which is dosed orally in liquid form, is under clinical investigation as providing a potential alternative pathway to the urea cycle for the disposal of ammonia through the renal excretion of phenylacetylglutamine, which is formed from phenylacetic acid and glutamine.
Other relatively odor-active compounds were fruity, sweet and flowery compounds such as ethyl hexanoate, linalool, phenylacetic acid, and ethyl 2-methylbutanoate, while malty, buttery or cooked-potato-like impressions originated e.
cross-reacts with diclofenac, a phenylacetic acid derivative with structural resemblance to [T.
Half an hour is all it takes to boost levels of phenylacetic acid - your body's natural anti-depressant.
Phenylacetic acid concentration in urine reflects blood levels of phenylethylamine, a hormone known to raise serotonin levels, thereby possessing an antidepressant effect.
Several phenylacetic acid carboalkoxyhydrazides were prepared by the condensation of phenylacetic acid chloride with an alkyl hydrazinocarboxylate [e.
A phoney perfume company was set up to order phenylacetic acid, which can be used to manufacture perfume.
One such antibiotic the researchers have identified is phenylacetic acid.
They found that a substance called phenylacetic acid may explain why some criminals cannot control their hostile impulses.