aminobenzoic acid

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a·mi·no·ben·zo·ic acid

 (ə-mē′nō-bĕn-zō′ĭk, ăm′ə-)
Any of three benzoic acid derivatives, C7H7NO2, especially the yellowish para-form, which is part of the vitamin B complex.
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aminobenzoic acid

(əˌmaɪnəʊbɛnˈzəʊɪk; -ˌmiː-)
(Elements & Compounds) a derivative of benzoic acid existing in three isomeric forms, the para- form being used in the manufacture of dyes and sunburn preventatives. Formula: NH2C6H4COOH
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a•mi′no•ben•zo′ic ac′id

(əˈmi noʊ bɛnˈzoʊ ɪk, ˈæm əˌnoʊ-, əˌmi noʊ-, ˌæm ə noʊ-)
any of three isomers having the formula C7H7NO2, derived from benzoic acid, esp. para-aminobenzoic acid.
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Noun1.aminobenzoic acid - a derivative of benzoic acid
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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** Due to solubility limitations, the highest dose tested for 4/ aminobenzoic acid was 600 [micro]g/ml.
Synthetic P2 medium had the following composition (in g/L): yeast extract, 1; K[H.sub.2][Po.sub.4], 0.5; [K.sub.2]HP[O.sub.4], 0.5; para aminobenzoic acid, 0.001; thiamin, 0.001; biotin, 1 x [10.sup.-5]; Mg[So.sub.4]*7[H.sub.2]O, 0.2; Mn[So.sub.4]*7[H.sub.2]O, 0.01; [Fe.sub.2][So.sub.4]*7[H.sub.2]O, 0.01; NaCl, 0.01; and ammonium acetate, 2.2 [15].