Chemical Component Summary

Name4-HYDROXY-3-METHOXYBENZOATE
Synonymsvanillate
Identifiers4-hydroxy-3-methoxy-benzoate
FormulaC8 H7 O4
Molecular Weight167.14
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCOc1cc(ccc1O)C(=O)[O-]
InChIInChI=1S/C8H8O4/c1-12-7-4-5(8(10)11)2-3-6(7)9/h2-4,9H,1H3,(H,10,11)/p-1
InChIKeyWKOLLVMJNQIZCI-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Chemical Details

Formal Charge-1
Atom Count19
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count19
Aromatic Bond Count6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02130 
NameVanillic acid
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionA flavoring agent. It is the intermediate product in the two-step bioconversion of ferulic acid to vanillin. (J Biotechnol 1996;50(2-3):107-13).
Synonyms
  • VA
  • Vanillic acid
  • 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid
Categories
  • Acids, Carbocyclic
  • Benzene Derivatives
  • Benzoates
  • Ethers
  • Hydroxy Acids
CAS number121-34-6

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Chorismate--pyruvate lyaseMSHPALTQLRALRYCKEIPALDPQLLDWLLLEDSMTKRFEQQGKTVSVTM...unknown
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

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