m-Coumaric acid

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m-Coumaric acid
Skeletal formula of m-coumaric acid
CAS number 621-54-5
PubChem 637541
ChemSpider 553147
EC number 209-615-0
KEGG C12621
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Molecular formula C9H8O3
Molar mass 164.16 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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m-Coumaric acid is a hydroxycinnamic acid, an organic compound that is a hydroxy derivative of cinnamic acid. There are three isomers of coumaric acids - o-coumaric acid, m-coumaric acid, and p-coumaric acid- that differ by the position of the hydroxy substitution of the phenyl group. m-Coumaric acid can be found in vinegar.

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