Results for: HIPPURIC

In Rain and Flooding

What is the effect of hippuric acid in human body?

From what I can gather Hippuric acid is the result of a benzoic acid joining with the amino acid glycene, so I am assuming it is metabolised in the body, I doubt it has any ef ( Full Answer )
In Acids and Bases

What is the role of NaOH in the formation of hippuric acid?

Glycine intracts with one mole of Bezoyl chloride in the presence of 10% (w/v) solution to yield hippuric acid with the elimination of one mole of hydrochloric acid. The exces ( Full Answer )