2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid

Catalogue number: D451655
Chemical name: 2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid
Synonyms: 5-Hydroxysalicylic Acid; Carboxyhydroquinone; Gensigen; Gensigon; Gentisinic Acid; Hydroquinonecarboxylic Acid; NSC 27224; NSC 49098; NSC 78825;
CAS Number: 490-79-9
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₇H₆O₄
Appearance: Off-White to Pale Yellow Solid
Melting Point: 204-207°C
Mol. Weight: 154.12
Storage: Refrigerator, Under Inert Atmosphere
Solubility: DMSO (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Aromatics, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: 2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid is an active metabolite of salicylic acid degradation. Evidence indicates that gentisic acid has anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic and antioxidant properties. It is also a byproduct of both tyrosine and benzoate metabolisms.
References: Helbig, D., et al.: Brit. J. Nut., 102, 554 (2009), Zhang, M., et al.: J. Food Sci., 74, C441 (2009), Hara, S., et al.: Toxicol., 262, 271 (2009), Lee, S., et al.: J. Enz. Inhibit. Med. Chem., 24, 957 (2009),
Dangerous Goods Info: NA

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