Definitions for vanillic acid
The aromatic carboxylic acid 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoic acid that is 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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