m-Coumaric acid

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m-Coumaric acid
Skeletal formula of m-coumaric acid
Names
IUPAC name
3-(3-hydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
Other names
meta-coumaric acid
3-hydroxycinnamic acid
Identifiers
621-54-5
ChEBI CHEBI:CHEBI:32357
ChemSpider 553147
EC Number 209-615-0
Jmol interactive 3D Image
KEGG C12621
PubChem 637541
Properties
C9H8O3
Molar mass 164.16 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, 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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