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p-Anisic acid

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4-methoxybenzoic acid

Trade Name:anisic acid;P-methoxybenzoic acid

Molecular Formula:C8H8O3

Molecular Weight:152.15


Physical and Chemical Properties

This product is white aci form crystalline or white powder crystalline. Its specific gravity is (4℃)1.385, melting point181-185℃, boiling point 275-280℃. It is dissolved in alcohol, chloroform, ether, acetic ether and slightly in hot water, but not dissolved in cold water. Its solubility in water is 0.04%.


1.It effected by arachidonic acid.

2.It acts as anti-inflammatory ,analgesic.

3.It is the drug intermediates of anti-cancer and anti-virus.

4.Moreover, shikimic acid is also the basis raw materials of combating avian flu.

5. It can inhibit the concentrating of the blood platelets,inhibit arterial,venous thrombosis and cerebral thrombosis.


used as an intermediate in the preparation of more complex organic compounds

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