cis,cis-Muconic acid

≥97.0% (HPLC)

cis,cis-2,4-Hexadienedioic acid
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≥97.0% (HPLC)


194-195 °C (lit.)

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General description

cis,cis-Muconic acid is a naturally-occurring organic acid. It is also referred as 2E,4E-hexa-2,4-dienedioic acid. It is used in the manufacture of several widely-used consumer plastics. Its microbial production via extending shikimate pathway has been reported.


5 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 15992.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.


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Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Natalia Filipowicz et al.
Enzyme and microbial technology, 141, 109663-109663 (2020-10-15)
In this study, three psychrotolerant phenol-degrading yeast strains Candida subhashii (strain A011), Candida oregonenis (strain B021) and Schizoblastosporion starkeyi-henricii (strain L012) isolated from Rucianka peatland were examined to determine which alternative metabolic pathway for phenol biodegradation is used by these...
Yuheng Lin et al.
Metabolic engineering, 23, 62-69 (2014-03-04)
cis,cis-Muconic acid (MA) and salicylic acid (SA) are naturally-occurring organic acids having great commercial value. MA is a potential platform chemical for the manufacture of several widely-used consumer plastics; while SA is mainly used for producing pharmaceuticals (for example, aspirin...
Ahmad A Deeb et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 408(16), 4219-4232 (2016-04-22)
The presence of organic micropollutants and their transformation products (TPs) from biotic and abiotic processes in aquatic environments is receiving intense public and scientific attention. Yet a suitable sample preparation method that would enable extraction and enrichment of a wide...
Jing Sun et al.
Journal of biotechnology, 280, 49-54 (2018-06-10)
Adipic acid (AA) is an important dicarboxylic acid used for the manufacture of nylon and polyurethane plastics. In this study, a novel adipic acid biosynthetic pathway was designed by extending the cis,cis-muconic acid (MA) biosynthesis through biohydrogenation. Enoate reductase from...
Arnon Setsungnern et al.
Plant physiology and biochemistry : PPB, 120, 95-102 (2017-10-11)
Benzene, a carcinogenic compound, has been reported as a major indoor air pollutant. Chlorophytum comosum (C. comosum) was reported to be the highest efficient benzene removal plant among other screened plants. Our previous studies found that plants under light conditions could...

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