cinnamic acid


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cinnamic acid

n.
A fragrant white crystalline acid, C9H8O2, obtained from cinnamon or from balsams such as storax or made synthetically and used chiefly to manufacture perfumery compounds.

cinnamic acid

(sɪˈnæmɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline water-insoluble weak organic acid existing in two isomeric forms; 3-phenylpropenoic acid. The trans- form occurs naturally and its esters are used in perfumery. Formula: C6H5CH:CHCOOH
[C19: from cinnam(on) + -ic; from its being found in cinnamon oil]
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For instance cinnamic acid and ferulic acid reduce the availability of P, Fe and other nutrients.
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5 and 10 mM decreased SOD activity from the tomato root during the first five days after treatment, whereas cinnamic acid treatment decreased SOD activity at five and 10 days after treatment (Zhang et al.
The findings revealed the presence of benzoic and cinnamic acid derivatives; among them, a majority is present in a glycosidic form.
The isolated compounds were identified as two indoles, 5- hydroxy-1H-indole-3-carboxylic acid (1) and 5- hydroxy-1H-indole-3-carboxylic acid methyl ester (2) [17]; three AY-carboline derivatives, 6-hydroxy- 1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-AY-carboline-3-carboxylic acid (3), hyrtioreticulin A (4) and hyrtioreticulin B (5) [18]; and cinnamic acid (6).
It is interesting to note that another aromatic acid present in the samples, cinnamic acid, produced negative results in the virucidal activity test.
Determination of hesperetin, cinnamic acid and nicotinic acid in propolis with micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography.
Other phenolic acids (p- hydroxybenzoic acid caffeic acid and cinnamic acid derivatives) were present at substantially lower concentrations in carrots.
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