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tropic acid
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A constituent of atropine and of scopolamine, in which it is esterified through its COOH to the 3-CHOH of tropine.

Chemical name: alpha-phenylhydracrylic acid; 2-phenyl-3-hydroxypropionic acid

Structure: HOCH2CH(C6H5)COOH

Synonyms: tropaic acid, tropeic acid.

(05 Mar 2000)

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