OBO ID: CHEBI:38358
Term Name: (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (2E,4E)-2,4-hexadienoic acid
  • (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoic acid
  • (E,E)-1,3-pentadiene-1-carboxylic acid
  • (E,E)-2,4-hexadienoic acid
  • (E,E)-SA
  • (E,E)-sorbic acid
  • 1,3-pentadiene-1-carboxylic acid
  • alpha-trans-gamma-trans-sorbic acid
  • SA
  • trans,trans-2,4-hexadienoic acid
  • trans,trans-SA
  • trans,trans-sorbic acid
Definition: A sorbic acid having trans-double bonds at positions 2 and 4; a food preservative that can induce cutaneous vasodilation and stinging upon topical application to humans. It is the most thermodynamically stable of the four possible geometric isomers possible, as well as the one with the highest antimicrobial activity.
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Ontology: Chebi
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