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4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde, Vanillic aldehyde
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vapor density

5.3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

>0.01 mmHg ( 25 °C)

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powder or crystals


170 °C/15 mmHg (lit.)


81-83 °C (lit.)


ethanol: soluble

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Gene Information

rat ... Ar(24208)

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General description

Vanillin is an aromatic compound, and is used for flavoring foods. It is has biogenetic relationship to phenylpropanoid pathway. It is mostly used in foods, beverages, perfumes and pharmaceuticals.


It has been used as reference standard in calibrating hot stage; during thermomicroscopic investigation performed with optical polarizing microscope; usually equipped with a hot stage and temperature controller.


2 kg in poly drum
2 g in glass insert
100, 500 g in poly bottle

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Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. V1104.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

319.6 - 321.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

159.8 - 160,8 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(50), 14324-14329 (2016-12-03)
Stilbenes are diphenyl ethene compounds produced naturally in a wide variety of plant species and some bacteria. Stilbenes are also derived from lignin during kraft pulping. Stilbene cleavage oxygenases (SCOs) cleave the central double bond of stilbenes, forming two phenolic...
Chang Ha Park et al.
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Mizuna (Brassica rapa L. var. japonica), a member of the family Brassicaceae, is rich in various health-beneficial phytochemicals, such as glucosinolates, phenolics, and anthocyanins. However, few studies have been conducted on genes associated with metabolic traits in mizuna. Thus, this...
Fatemah B Alsalman et al.
Journal of food science and technology, 57(7), 2572-2585 (2020-06-19)
High pressure (HP) treatment was applied to Kabouli chickpeas to reduce soaking time and anti-nutritional factors, and enhance their quality. Chickpeas were subjected to HP treatment at 100-600 MPa with single and multiple cycles (up to 6) with 10 min holding time...
Yulong Wang et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 223, 115061-115061 (2019-08-21)
In this study, chitosan oligosaccharide (COS)-vanillin imine (COS-Vani Imine)-based dual pH responsive nano-micelles (DPRNs) were synthesized. The resultant DPRNs were used for encapsulating genistein and its ultimate release upon pH change. The overall concept of DPRNs for the targeted delivery...
Adam D Carrithers et al.
ACS nano, 14(5), 5417-5425 (2020-03-27)
When a sessile droplet of a complex mixture evaporates, its nonvolatile components may deposit into various patterns. One such phenomena, the coffee ring effect, has been a topic of interest for several decades. Here, we identify what we believe to...

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