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The aromatic carboxylic acid 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid that is an intermediate in the production of vanillin from ferulic acid
Vanillic acid is a dihydroxybenzoic acid derivative used as a flavoring agent. It is an oxidized form of vanillin. It is also an intermediate in the production of vanillin from ferulic acid.
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A flavoring agent. It is the intermediate product in the two-step bioconversion of ferulic acid to vanillin. (J Biotechnol 1996;50(2-3):107-13).
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