Catalog No.S3071 Synonyms: FEMA 3107
Molecular Weight(MW): 152.15
Vanillin, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde, is a food additive.
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|Description||Vanillin, 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde, is a food additive.|
Vanillin is a phenolic aldehyde, an organic compound with the molecular formula C8H8O3. Vanilin is a flavorant present in foods, beverages, and tobacco. Vanilin has been evaluated as a potential agent to treat sickle cell anemia. Vanillin has moderate antisickling activity when compared with other aldehydes. Vanillin decreases HbS polymerization by a dual mechanism of action; allosteric modulation to a high-affinity HbS molecule and by stereospecific inhibition of T state HbS polymerization. 
|In vivo||Acute oral LD50 are as follows: rat, 1.58 g/kg, guinea pigs, 1.40 g/kg, and rabbits, 3.0 g/kg. Several oral toxicity studies with rats are reported in which high levels of vanillin are consumed for extensive periods without adverse effect. |
|In vitro||DMSO||30 mg/mL (197.17 mM)|
|Ethanol||30 mg/mL (197.17 mM)|
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