Cinnamic Acid

Cinnamic Acid
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Chemical FormulaC9H8O2
Molecular weight148.161 g/mol
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Traditional NameCinnamic Acid
CAS Registry Number140-10-3, 621-82-9, 9045-22-1

 

Cinnamic acid is an organic compound with the formula C6H5CH=CHCOOH. It is a white crystalline compound that is slightly soluble in water, and freely soluble in many organic solvents. Classified as an unsaturated carboxylic acid, it occurs naturally in a number of plants. It exists as both a cis and a trans isomer, although the latter is more common.

 

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