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  1. vanillic acid(Noun)

    The aromatic carboxylic acid 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid that is an intermediate in the production of vanillin from ferulic acid


  1. Vanillic 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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vanillic Acid

    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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