2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals
Waste Management Expo 2020 MAR 12&13 BIEC, Bengaluru, India

2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid Properties

2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid

Cyclohexane Dimethanol Monoacrylate-Product_Structure
Molecule Structure Image

Description

 

2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic acid is a dihydroxybenzoic acid, a type of organic compound. It is incorporated into various siderophores, which are molecules that strongly complex iron ions for absorption into bacteria. It consists of a catechol group, which upon deprotonation binds iron centers very strongly, and the carboxylic acid group by which the ring attaches to various scaffolds via amide linkages. A famous high affinity siderophore is enterochelin, which contains three dihydroxybenzoyl substituents linked to the depsitripeptide of serine.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless solid
CAS Number 303-38-8
Density 1.559 g/cm3
EINECS Number 206-139-5
IUPAC Name 2,3-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid
InChI 1S/C7H6O4/c8-5-3-1-2-4(6(5)9)7(10)11/h1-3,8-9H,(H,10,11)
InChIKey GLDQAMYCGOIJDV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 204-206 °C
Molar Mass 154.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H6O4
RTECS Number DG8576490
Synonyms DHBA;2,3-DHB;Benzoicacid, 2,3-dihydroxy-;o-Pyrocatechuicacid
www.worldofchemicals.com uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X