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117390 Sigma-Aldrich

4-Methoxybenzoic acid

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym: 4-Methoxybenzoic acid, p-Anisic acid, p-Methoxybenzoic acid, Draconic acid

  • CAS Number 100-09-4

  • Linear Formula CH3OC6H4CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 152.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 508910

  •  EC Number 202-818-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00002542

  •  eCl@ss 39023905

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24847329

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C8, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids, Chemical Synthesis,
Quality Level   100
  200
grade   ReagentPlus®
assay   99%
mp   182-185 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble 2500 parts
  alcohol: freely soluble
  boiling water: soluble
  chloroform: freely soluble
  diethyl ether: freely soluble
  ethyl acetate: freely soluble
SMILES string   COc1ccc(cc1)C(O)=O
InChI   1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-7-4-2-6(3-5-7)8(9)10/h2-5H,1H3,(H,9,10)
InChI key   ZEYHEAKUIGZSGI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

4-Methoxybenzoic acid is the sole source of carbon and energy for growth in the cultures of Nocardia sp. DSM 1069.

Application

4-Methoxybenzoic acid was used in oxidation and reduction of cytochrome c in solution through different self-assembled monolayers on gold electrodes using cyclic voltammetry.

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Metabolite of aniracetam that mimics its anxiolytic actions. It is also an inhibitor of tyrosinase.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 117390.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
BZ4395000
Flash Point(F) 
365 °F
Flash Point(C) 
185 °C

Documents

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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