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Stereochemistry ACHIRAL
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Molecular Weight 152.1473
Optical Activity UNSPECIFIED
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 0
E/Z Centers 0
Charge 0

SHOW SMILES / InChI
Structure of P-ANISIC ACID

SMILES

COC1=CC=C(C=C1)C(O)=O

InChI

InChIKey=ZEYHEAKUIGZSGI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI=1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-7-4-2-6(3-5-7)8(9)10/h2-5H,1H3,(H,9,10)

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Description

SODIUM ANISATE is derived from fennel, this is the sodium salt of p-anisic acid. It is classified as antimicrobial and flavouring. It acts as an anti-fungal agent, and when paired with sodium levulinate the two ingredients make for a comprehensive preservative for cosmetics. This ingredient is approved for use in organic cosmetics. Sodium anisate (dermosoft® anisate) is an easy to use water soluble salt of an organic acid with an excellent fungicidal activity. It can be added to the cold or hot water phase at any step of the process. The combination with antimicrobial surface active substances or organic acids is recommended to improve the performance of the product even at higher pH.

Approval Year

Targets

Targets

Primary TargetPharmacologyConditionPotency
9.9 nM [Ki]
Conditions

Conditions

ConditionModalityTargetsHighest PhaseProduct
Primary
Inactive ingredient
Thera Wise Natural Acne
PubMed

PubMed

TitleDatePubMed
[Theophylline-sodium anisate].
1955 Aug 13
Tetra-kis(μ-4-methoxy-benzoato)bis-[(4-methoxy-benzoato)(1,10-phenan-throline)terbium(III)].
2009 Sep 26
Bis(4-meth-oxy-benzoato)-κO,O';κO-bis-(nicotinamide-κN)zinc(II).
2010 Aug 21
Diaqua-bis-(4-meth-oxy-benzoato-κO)bis-(nicotinamide-κN)cobalt(II) dihydrate.
2010 Jul 10
N'-[Bis(benzyl-sulfan-yl)methyl-idene]-4-meth-oxy-benzohydrazide.
2010 Jul 3
Diaqua-bis-(4-meth-oxy-benzoato-κO)bis-(nicotinamide-κN)nickel(II) dihydrate.
2010 Jul 7
Di-μ-nicotinamide-κO:N;κN:O-bis-[aqua-bis-(4-meth-oxy-benzoato-κO)copper(II)].
2010 Jun 16
Diaqua-(isonicotinamide-κN)(4-meth-oxy-benzoato-κO,O')(4-meth-oxy-benzoato-κO)cobalt(II).
2010 Jun 16
Bis[μ-2,2'-dimethyl-1,1'-(oxydiethyl-ene)bis-(1H-benzimidazole)-κN:N]bis-[bis-(4-methoxy-benzoato-κO,O')cadmium(II)].
2010 Mar 20
Bis[μ-2,2'-dimethyl-1,1'-(3-oxapentane-1,5-di-yl)di-1H-benzimidazole-κN:N]bis-[bis-(4-meth-oxy-benzoato)-κO;κO,O'-cobalt(II)].
2010 Nov 13
2,5-Bis(4-meth-oxy-phen-yl)-1,3,4-oxadiazole.
2010 Nov 6
Relationship between chemical structure and biological activity of alkali metal o-, m- and p-anisates. FT-IR and microbiological studies.
2011 Nov
Patents

Sample Use Guides

In Vitro Use Guide
4-methoxy-benzoic acid inhibited β-carbonic anhydrase (EC 4.2.1.1) from the pathogenic fungi Cryptococcus neoformans (Can2) with IC50 value of 9.9 nM.
Name Type Language
P-ANISIC ACID
INCI   MI  
INCI  
Official Name English
4-ANISIC ACID
Systematic Name English
DRACONIC ACID
Common Name English
P-ANISIC ACID [INCI]
Common Name English
NSC-32742
Code English
P-ANISIC ACID [MI]
Common Name English
4-METHOXYBENZOIC ACID [FHFI]
Code English
4-METHOXYBENZOIC ACID
FHFI  
Systematic Name English
FEMA NO. 3945
Code English
Classification Tree Code System Code
JECFA EVALUATION 4-METHOXYBENZOIC ACID
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Code System Code Type Description
CAS
100-09-4
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RXCUI
1426595
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PUBCHEM
7478
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EPA CompTox
100-09-4
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MERCK INDEX
M1929
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ECHA (EC/EINECS)
202-818-5
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WIKIPEDIA
P-ANISIC ACID
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