J Chromatogr Sci. Perkin's method was first applied to m-bromobenz-aldehyde by Miller and Rohde (1890) who, after heating the Perkin mixture at 140-50° for as many as twenty hours, obtained a 73% yield of m-bromo-cinnamic acid. A 3 &litre flask equipped with a stirrer was charged with 100.0 grams (0.617 mol) of methyl cinnamate and 1260 grams of aqueous solution containing 25.9 grams (0.647 mol) of sodium hydroxide and vigorously stirred for 15 minutes at 80°C. Therefore hydrolysis of cinnamate esters is necessary for preparing free cinnamic acids. The crystals were washed with 50 ml of water by stirring in a beaker, filtered and dried under reduced pressure. 0000018061 00000 n In the extreme cases the stirring is inhibited. The aim of this study to purified the cinnamic acid from the cinnamon bark. The formed suspension had pH of approximately 1.5 after cooling to room temperature. Sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide is preferably employed among these compounds. The hydrolysis, however, is generally performed by use of alkali such as sodium hydroxide in a homogeneous system which contains aqueous mixture of alcohol, dioxane or acetone (as described in Japanese Patent Laid-Open No. Regarding the processes for the synthesis of cinnamic acid and its derivatives, a variety of methods has been known up to the present time. In all cases, small amounts (<10% yield) of meso hydrodimers were also formed. 0000003266 00000 n The reaction was always carried out at the pH of not more than 2 and terminated after one hour. 59927/'83, USP 3783140 and 3922299). Commercially available trans-cinnamic acid (m.p. The stock solution of IS (300 µg/ml) was prepared with water. The cinnamic acids can be separated from the mixture by suitable means, for example, filtration, and decantation. 0000003232 00000 n EP-A-165,521 discloses a process in which a mixture in which the principal ingredient is a cinnamate ester is hydrolysed with aqueous base, for example sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide. The same reaction procedure as in Example l was carried out except 230 grams of water was used in hydrolysis. & Terms of Use. Hence the cinnamic acid having good quality can be obtained efficiently and in good yield. 0000017832 00000 n The hydrolysis reaction of cinnamate esters with alkali in the process of this invention may be started in the heterogeneous binary-phase liquid system, which consists of melted cinnamate ester and aqueous alkali solution. ), our alternative uses aliphatic carboxylic acids instead of the corresponding anhydrides. The cinnamic acid is soluble in dichloromethane at room temperature and thus before the bromine addition the reaction vessel holds a colourless solution. A silane type cinnamic acid derivative represented by the formula (I'): wherein R 1 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, a phenyl group, or a trimethylsiloxy group, R² is a divalent hydrocarbon group having at least two carbon atoms, which may include a heteroatom O, X is an alkoxy group, and a is an integer of 2 or 3. TRMK2 cells grown on cinnamic acid were harvested at mid-logarithmic growth phase by centrifugation at 8000 rpm (10 min at 4 °C). Therefore, for the technically effective application of the method of this invention, it is desirable to use water in such quantity that the concentration of the alkali cinnamate is l to 20% by weight in the aqueous solution. The cell pellet was washed twice with 25 mM potassium phosphate buffer of pH 7.0 and resuspended in the same buffer. The solvent system composed of n-propanol and am­ monia (70: 30) was employed to separate cinnamic acid and benzoic acid from p-hydroxybenzoic acid. The term was first applied to a … In the category of phytochemicals that can be found in food, there are : . Cinnamic acids are technically important as materials for perfumes, photosensitive polymers and various organic or biochemical products. A series of cinnamic acid esters and their derivatives were synthesized and evaluated for antifungal activities in vitro against four plant pathogenic fungi by using the mycelium growth rate method. Method: It is well-known that Verley-Doebner modification is a high efficient method for the preparation of cinnamic acid derivaties, especially with the compounds containing electron-donating subtituents at para position in aromatic ring. 1. Perkin's method was first applied to m-bromobenz-aldehyde by Miller and Rohde (1890) who, after heating the Perkin mixture at 140-50° for as many as twenty hours, obtained a 73% yield of m-bromo-cinnamic acid. The electrolysis was performed conveniently using an undivided cell at a constant current. In the acidification of this invention, the batchwise or semi-batchwise operation wherein the aqueous solution of alkali cinnamate is added into the mineral acid, or the continuous operation wherein the reaction is conducted by maintaining the pH value of the system at not more than 4, has the advantage of performing the acidification in the higher concentration of the produced cinnamic acid in the suspension. Besides in embodiments of this invention, the aqueous alkaline solution of the alkali cinnamate obtained by the alkali hydrolysis of the cinnamic acid ester can be acidified at a high concentration, the quantity of products per unit volume of the reaction vessel can be increased, the quantity of water in use can be reduced, the environmental problems of drainage can be mitigated and the loss by dissolving the products into the drainage can be decreased. trans -Cinnamic acid (TCD, also known as trans --pheny-lacrylic acid) is one of the main chemical constituents of cinnamon which belongs to plant Lauraceae [, ]. 8, 1952, pages 421-423, Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, Stuart, Ian Alexander (40 Basinghall Street, GB). A process of preparing a cinnamic acid by hydrolyzing a cinnamate ester represented by the following formula: Click for automatic bibliography trailer The cinnamate esters mentioned above can be prepared by various methods. 0000002417 00000 n So this is the main drawback of Ref. Consequently cinnamic acid thus obtained was 14.5 grams (97.9%) and had purity of above 99.9%. On conducting the acidification reaction of this invention, the continuous reaction may optionally be started after previously charging the sufficient quantity of aqueous solution of the mineral acid for stirring the reactant. All the stock solutions were stored in a refrigerator at 4°C. The purity was above 99.9% according to analysis. Cinnamic acid thus obtained was 90.0 grams (98.5% yield) and had purity of above 99.9% according to the analysis of liquid chromatography. Cinnamic acid is a monocarboxylic acid that consists of acrylic acid bearing a phenyl substituent at the 3-position. The cinnamate esters useful for the practice of the process of this invention comprise those of the following formula: (wherein n is an integer of l to 5, R1 is hydrogen or at least one kind of substituent on the aromatic ring and represents, for example, halogen, hydroxyl, alkyl of l to 4 carbon atoms or alkoxy of l to 4 carbon atoms. Cinnamic acid, benzoic acid and p-hydroxybenzoic acid were determined spectrophoto­ metrically after separation on paper chromatogram. In contrast to classic methods (cf. The present invention is further illustrated by the following Examples and Comparative examples. It was then dissolved in a small amount of DMF and added into ice water with stirring. The charge or discharge operation may not always be continuous. The samples were separated by a LiChrospher RP-18 column with water-acetonitrile-methanolacetic acid (61:34:5:0.1 or 80:15:5:0.1, v/v) as t … The procedure of Example l was repeated except 64 grams of water were used in the hydrolysis. The present invention provides a process of preparing a cinnamic acid by hydrolyzing a cinnamate ester represented by the following formula: (wherein: Ar is an optionally substituted benzene ring; R² and R3 may be the same or different groups and represent respectively hydrogen or alkyl of 1 to 6 carbon atoms; and R4 represents an unsubstituted or substituted alkyl group) with an alkali in a heterogeneous binary-phase liquid system using water as a solvent to obtain an aqueous alkaline solution of an alkali cinnamate, characterised by starting said hydrolysis reaction in a heterogeneous binary-phase liquid system, which consists of a melted cinnamate ester and an aqueous alkali solution, using the water in such quantity that the concentration of the alkali cinnamate is 1 to 20% by weight in the aqueous alkaline solution; and precipitating the cinnamic acid by conducting an acidifying reaction of said aqueous alkaline solution with a mineral acid, under such conditions that the pH value of the resulting liquid after completion of the acidifying reaction is kept at not more than 4 and that the concentration of the produced cinnamic acid when the reaction is completed is 1 to 20% by weight of the resulting suspension; said acidifying reaction being conducted either by adding the aqueous alkaline solution of the alkali cinnamate obtained by the hydrolysis reaction into the mineral acid or by continuously charging the aqueous alkaline solution of the alkali cinnamate obtained by the hydrolysis reaction and the mineral acid into an acidifying reaction vessel, followed by continuously discharging the resulting liquid containing the cinnamic acid precipitated therein from said reaction vessel. Background and objective: Periodontitis is the chronic destructive disease of the periodontium, which causes severe inflammation in the tissues. Fig. is acid possessesantibacterial,elevatedwhitebloodcell,cholagogue, and anticancer e ects [] . The temperature in the acidification reaction is suitably 10 to 80°C. A high-performance liquid chromatographic method for the determination of cinnamic acid in Cinnamomi ramulus and paeoniflorin in Paeoniae radix was established. Chemical structures of hydroxyanthraquinones and cinnamic acid from R. officinale Baill. The benzalacetone was further oxidized with sodium hypochlorite to give 88.2% of cinnamic acid, m.p. A silicone type cinnamic acid derivative which is a siloxane having at least one unit represented by the formula (I): ##STR1## and having the other units which may exist in the siloxane being represented by the formula: O.sub. conditions, through a new direct synthesis. In the prior arts, mineral acids are added to the aforesaid alkaline solution of alkali cinnamate containing the organic solvents. I have already done a Doebner reaction using using benzaldehyde and malonic acid. For example, quantity of the raw materials can be set so as to obtain the pH value of not more than 4 after the reaction. It is preferably in the range of 2 to 15% by weight. Consequently, cinnamic acid obtained was 14.5 grams (97.9% yield) and had purity of above 99.9%. The present inventors have made an intensive effort on the study of alkali hydrolysis of cinnamate esters to render the above objects achievable. This novel approach allows the preparation of various cinnamic acids in good to high yields (up to 81%). The absorbance was measured at … The mineral acid includes, for example, hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid and phosphoric acid. l, 217 (1942)), and from benzene or its derivatives and acrylate esters as raw materials (as described in, for example, Japanese Patent Publication No. The embodiments of acidification reaction are, for example, the operation of adding said mineral acid into the aqueous alkaline solution of alkali cinnamate, the operation of adding the aqueous alkaline solution of alkali cinnamate into the mineral acid and the operation of continuously charging both components. The procedure of Example l was repeated except 2000 ml of aqueous sulfuric acid solution containing 0.085 mol of sulfuric acid were used in place of the aqueous acid solution in acidification. The purpose of this study was to develop a sensitive method for quantifying cinnamic acid in human plasma using UPLC–ESI–MS/MS. On the hydrolysis of cinnamate esters with an acid catalyst a long reaction time is generally required because of a low reaction rate. Then the resultant aqueous alkaline solution of sodium cinnamate having concentration of 13.1% by weight was transferred to a hot dropping funnel kept at 80°C. The mixture generally forms a homogeneous solution after ending the reaction. Heterogeneous Permanganate Oxidation of Styrene and Cinnamic Acid Derivatives: A Simple and Effective Method for the Preparation of Benzaldehydes Heterogeneous Permanganate Oxidation of Styrenes Sheng Lai, Donald G. Lee* Department of Chemistry, University of Regina, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2, Canada Fax +1(306)5854894; E-mail: dglee@uregina.ca Hydroxycinnamic acids (hydroxycinnamates) are a class of aromatic acids or phenylpropanoids having a C 6 –C 3 skeleton. %PDF-1.4 %���� Cinnamic acid and its derivatives have a numerous potential applications in many different fields such as pharmacy, organic “building blocks”, and corrosion inhibitors. In the operation of adding the mineral acid into the aqueous solution of alkali cinnamate, however, the reaction mixture often forms a slurried liquid having a high viscosity. An example of the effective manner for removing alcohol is to distill generated alcohol out of the system together with exhaust gas by feeding inert gas into the reaction solution. Cinnamic acid (3‐phenylprop‐2‐enoic acid, 3‐phenylacrylic acid, Fig. 0 For producing benzalacetone, benzaldehyde was reacted with acetone in 1% NaOH solution. Besides a step of acidifying the resultant alkaline solution with mineral acids after alkali hydrolysis is required in order to finally obtain the cinnamic acids. The procedure of Example l0 was repeated except 19 wt.% hydrochloric acid was used in place of 25 wt.% sulfuric acid and pH was kept at not more than 3 in the reaction vessel in acidification. The procedure of Example 6 was repeated except 6.9 grams of 85 wt.% potassium hydroxide in place of sodium hydroxide. Besides the acidification reaction of this invention is also preferably conducted by the continuous operation. It is well-known that Verley-Doebner modification is a high efficient method for the preparation of cinnamic acid derivaties, especially with the compounds containing electron-donating subtituents at para position in aromatic ring. 8.6 [140]. The distillate contained 3.1 grams of methanol according to the analysis by gas chromatography. 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