2-hydroxybenzoic acid

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Noun1.2-hydroxybenzoic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste2-hydroxybenzoic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes
acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
diflunisal, Dolobid - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
hydroxy acid - any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself
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Salicylic acid (2-hydroxybenzoic acid) is a plant phenolic acid, which found in willow bark, willow leaves, poplar tree and has been used as an analgesic 400 B.C.
About 0.5 mole of PAC was immersed for 6 h in 120 ml of acetonitrile and then treated with a mixture of 0.3 mole of 2-hydroxybenzoic acid and 0.9 mole of a solution of base such as triethylamine in 400 ml of acetonitrite.
Interestingly, phenylethylamine and 2-hydroxybenzoic acid were not utilized in the site LC3, and no utilization was observed for D,L-[alpha]-glycerol phosphate, D-xylose, and [alpha]-cyclodextrin in the site LC1 (Figure 4).