sinapic acid


si·​nap·​ic acid
: a yellow crystalline phenolic unsaturated acid HO(CH3O)2C6H2CH=CHCOOH that is related structurally both to cinnamic acid and to pyrogallol and obtained by hydrolysis of sinalbin

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary sinap- (in sinapine) + -ic

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“Sinapic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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