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Protocatechuic acid

primary reference standard

Synonym: 3,4-Dihydroxybenzoic acid, Protocatechuic acid

  • CAS Number 99-50-3

  • Linear Formula (HO)2C6H3CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 154.12

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1448841

  •  EC Number 202-760-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00002509

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747840

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Allium, Alphabetical Index of Phytochemical Standards, Anacardium, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography,
grade   primary reference standard
CofA   certificate is enclosed in each package
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
mp   197-200 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
SMILES string   OC(=O)c1ccc(O)c(O)c1
InChI   1S/C7H6O4/c8-5-2-1-4(7(10)11)3-6(5)9/h1-3,8-9H,(H,10,11)
InChI key   YQUVCSBJEUQKSH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Produced and qualified by HWI pharma services GmbH.
Exact content by quantitative NMR can be found on the certificate.

Protocatechuic acid belongs to the class of polyphenolic compounds, which can be generally isolated from the dried flower of roselle. It can serve as a potential candidate possessing anticancer property, which can be involved in suppressing the growth of human promyelocytic leukemia HL-60 cells.

Application

Reference Standard in the analysis of herbal medicinal products

Biochem/physiol Actions

Chemopreventive in several animal models of carcinogenesis. Blocks cell proliferation in the post-initiation phase.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
UL0560000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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