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Antranilic acid

Antranilic acid is an aromatic carboxylic acid (and amino acid) with the structural formula C6H4(NH2)(COOH), a benzene ring with a carboxy and an amine group. Antranilic acid occurs naturally in Vitis labrusca grape varieties (and crosses thereof) and forms the often undesirable methyl anthranilate via a reaction with coenzyme A and methanol. Anthranilic acid is not produced by Vitis vinifera grape varieties.


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