Clofibric acid

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Clofibric acid
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Names
IUPAC name
2-(4-Chlorophenoxy)-2-methylpropanoic acid
Other names
Clofibrin
Chlorofibrinic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.011.751
KEGG
UNII
Properties
C10H11ClO3
Molar mass 214.645 g/mol
Appearance White to yellow solid
Melting point 118 to 123 °C (244 to 253 °F; 391 to 396 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Clofibric acid is a herbicide with the IUPAC name 2-(4-chlorophenoxy)-2-methylpropanoic acid and molecular formula C10H11ClO3. It functions as a plant growth regulator against the plant hormone auxin.[1]

Clofibric acid is a metabolite of the cholesterol-lowering pharmaceutical drug clofibrate.

Clofibric acid derivatives include etofibrate, pirifibrate, and picafibrate.

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