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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In our work, rationale behind the selection of phenylacetic acid and pyridine, is composition of [Cu(tmphen)2]Cl2, where tmphen stands for 3,4,7,8-tetramethyl-1,10-phenanthroline, the first reported copper complex with remarkable in-vivo anti-cancer activity and the Casiopeinas, a famous class of Cu(II) mixed-ligand complexes containing both N-and O-donor ligands [11, 12].
The accumulation of phenyl-pyruvic acid also leads to formation and urinary excretion of Phenyllactic acid, o-hydroxyphenylacetic acid, and phenylacetic acid, the last as phenylacetylglutamine (White et al.
In urinary organic acid analyses, it was observed that urinary excretion of adipic acid, succinic acid, glutaric acid, glycolic acid, 4-OH phenylacetic acid and metylmalonic acid was normal, urinary excretion of 3-OH butiric acid, lactic acid and oxalic acid was slightly high and urinary excretion of fumaric acid was very high (Table 1).
According to the company, Ravicti, an investigational drug, is a pre-pro-drug of phenylacetic acid, the active moiety of BUPHENYL, the only branded therapy currently FDA-approved as adjunctive therapy for the chronic management of patients with the most prevalent urea cycle disorders.
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.
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.
tyrosine hydrolysis, N-acetylglucosamine assimilation, and phenylacetic acid assimilation (2); it was reconfirmed by sequencing the internal fragment of the 16S rRNA gene (3).
There are several consequences associated with the enzyme deficiency: phenylalanine and phenylpyruvic acid levels are increased in blood and tissues; urinary phenylpruvic acid, phenylacetic acid, and phenylalanine are increased; and, there is a deficiency of tyrosine that leads to a decrease in the production of melanin and other important neurochemicals.
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.