Record Information
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Creation date2018-04-10 11:51:35 UTC
Update date2018-04-27 10:33:05 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC001081
FoodDB RecordFDB000844
Chemical Information
NameGentisic acid
DescriptionGentisic acid is a dihydroxybenzoic acid. It is a crystalline powder that forms monoclinic prism in water solution. Gentisic acid is an active metabolite of salicylic acid degradation and also a byproduct of tyrosine and benzoate metabolism. Gentisic acid is found in many foods, some of which are common sage, common grape, nutmeg, and dill.
CAS Number490-79-9
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
2,5-DihydroxybenzoateChEBI
2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acidChEBI
2,5-DioxybenzoateHMDB
2,5-Dioxybenzoic acidHMDB
3,6-DihydroxybenzoateHMDB
3,6-Dihydroxybenzoic acidHMDB
5-Hydroxy-salicylateHMDB
5-Hydroxy-salicylic acidHMDB
5-HydroxysalicylateGenerator
5-Hydroxysalicylic aciddb_source
CarboxyhydroquinoneHMDB
DihydroxybenzoicacidHMDB
GensigenHMDB
GensigonHMDB
GentisateChEBI
Gentisic acid, 8CI, INNdb_source
GentisinateHMDB
Gentisinic aciddb_source
HydroquinonecarboxylateGenerator
Hydroquinonecarboxylic aciddb_source
Hydroxyquinonecarboxylic aciddb_source
Chemical FormulaC7H6O4
IUPAC name2,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C7H6O4/c8-4-1-2-6(9)5(3-4)7(10)11/h1-3,8-9H,(H,10,11)
InChI KeyWXTMDXOMEHJXQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)C1=C(O)C=CC(O)=C1
Average Molecular Weight154.121
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight154.026608673
Chemical Taxonomy
ClassPolyphenols
FamilyHydroxybenzoic acids
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting PointNot Available
Foods of Origin
Many foods, some of which are common sage, common grape, nutmeg, and dill.
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity Available1 to 5 mg
Delivery Time2 weeks
Storage Formpowder
Storage ConditionsRT
StabilityNot Available
Purity>98%
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Claudine ManachINRA, Human Nutrition, Research Center Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - Theix, Clermont-Ferrand, FR, F-63122claudine.manach@inra.fr
Commercial Vendors
AKSci A423
Glentham GK7955
MetaSci HMDB0000152
Sigma-Aldrich HMDB0000152
Toronto Research Chemicals D451655