paraaminobenzoic acid

(redirected from P-Aminobenzoic acid)
Also found in: Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.

paraaminobenzoic acid, para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA)

n ácido para-aminobenzoico or para-aminobenzoico (PABA)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Marlowe, P-aminobenzoic acid as a sunscreen and its behavior on the skin, Int J Cosmet Sci., 03, 49 (1981).
Likewise, among different UV active and fluorophorederivatizing agents, p-aminobenzoic acid ethyl ester (ABEE) is the most widely known one [1].
The effect of 0.01% vitamin solution supplemented in the basal media was investigated for biotin, pyridoxin-HCl, riboflavin, p-aminobenzoic acid and nicotinic acid.
Tetracaine hydrochloride [2-dimethylaminoethy-4-n-butylaminobenzoate hydrochloride, TCH], an ester of p-aminobenzoic acid, has been widely used as local anaesthetic and is long-standing agent for spinal anaesthesia.
In this study, three chemical reagents p-aminobenzoic acid (PAB), m-aminobenzoic acid (MAB), and o-aminobenzoic acid (OAB) were selected as the starting monomer of the polymerization for comparing the activities of these polymers as photocatalytic sensitizer, because they have a carboxyl group located on the para-, meta-, or ortho-position of amino-group in the benzene ring, it will be polymerized into a poly (aminobenzoic acid) with straight-chain structure.