Agent Name

Sinapinic acid

CAS Number

530-59-6

Formula

C11-H12-O5

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxycinnamic acid; [ChemIDplus] Sinapic acid; 3,5-Dimethoxy-4-hydroxycinnamic acid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Light yellow powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"A matrix for matrix-assisted laser desorption technique for protein MW determination; a constituent of propolis." [ChemIDplus] Occurs naturally in wine and vinegar; A matrix used in MALDI mass spectrometry; [Wikipedia]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "trans-Ferulic acid."

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