4-aminobenzoic acid, also known as para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), is an aminobenzoic acid whereby the amino group is para to the carboxy group. It plays a role as a plant growth regulator and an intermediate in the synthesis of tetrahydrofolic acid in a wide range of organisms such as bacteria and fungi. PABA is also a plant metabolite, an E.coli metabolite, and an allergen.
Catalog Number: ZXB-01-127
CAS Number: 150-13-0
Synonyms: 4-Aminobenzoic Acid, PABA, Vitamin Bx, Vitamin H1
Molecular Weight: 137.14
PubChem Chemical ID: 978