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Compound Summary for: CID 243

Benzoic Acid

Also known as: Dracylic acid; Benzeneformic acid; 65-85-0; benzenecarboxylic acid; phenylformic acid; Carboxybenzene; Benzenemethanoic acid
Molecular Formula: C7H6O2   Molecular Weight: 122.12134   InChIKey: WPYMKLBDIGXBTP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A fungistatic compound that is widely used as a food preservative. It is conjugated to GLYCINE in the liver and excreted as hippuric acid.   From: MeSH
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