4-Methoxyphenylacetic Acid

4-Methoxyphenylacetic acid is a metabolite of methyl chavicol detected in human urine after the oral ingestion of methyl chavicol.[1]

Chemical Properties

Synonyms: 4-methoxy-benzeneacetic acid
ChemSpider ID: 7406
PubChem Compound ID: 7690
Molecular Weight: 166.1739 [g/mol]
Molecular Formula: C9H10O3
XLogP3: 1.4
H-Bond Donor: 1
H-Bond Acceptor: 3
IUPAC Name: 2-(4-methoxyphenyl)acetic acid
InChI: InChI=1S/C9H10O3/c1-12-8-4-2-7(3-5-8)6-9(10)11/h2-5H,6H2,1H3,(H,10,11)
Canonical SMILES: COC1=CC=C(C=C1)CC(=O)O

1. The metabolic disposition of [methoxy-14C]-labelled trans-anethole, estragole and p-propylanisole in human volunteers.
Sangster SA, Caldwell J, Hutt AJ, Anthony A, Smith RL. PubMed: 3424869
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