Homogentisic Acid

Catalogue number: H593400
Chemical name: Homogentisic Acid
Synonyms: 2,5-Dihydroxybenzeneacetic Acid; 2,5-Dihydroxy-α-toluic Acid; 2,5-Dihydroxyphenylacetic Acid; Alcapton; Homogentisinic Acid; NSC 88940
CAS Number: 451-13-8
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₈H₈O₄
Appearance: White Solid
Melting Point: 148-151°C
Mol. Weight: 168.15
Storage: Refrigerator
Solubility: Methanol (Slightly), Ethyl Acetate (Slightly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Aromatics, Intermediates
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: An intermediate in the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine. Occurs in plants and in the urine of alkaptonurics.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Knox, W.E., et al.: Biochem. J., 49, 686 (1951), LaDu, B.N., et al.: J. Biol. Chem., 217, 777 (1955)
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