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4-Aminobenzoic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
4-Aminobenzoic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.100.050.500.640
D02.455.426.559.389.127.020.937.640
Unique ID
D010129
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010129
Scope Note
An aminobenzoic acid isomer that combines with pteridine and GLUTAMIC ACID to form FOLIC ACID. The fact that 4-aminobenzoic acid absorbs light throughout the UVB range has also resulted in its use as an ingredient in SUNSCREENS.
Entry Term(s)
4-Aminobenzoic Acid, Potassium Salt
Aminobenzoic Acid (USP)
Epit Vit
Epitelplast
Hachemina
Magnesium para-Aminobenzoate
PABA
Pabasan
Paraminan
Paraminol
Potaba
Potassium 4-Aminobenzoate
Potassium Aminobenzoate
p-Aminobenzoic Acid
para-Aminobenzoic Acid
Registry Number
TL2TJE8QTX
Related Numbers
150-13-0
41KZS5432U
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzoic acid, 4-amino-
Previous Indexing
Aminobenzoic Acids (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
1990; see AMINOBENZOIC ACIDS 1977-1989, see AMINOBENZOIC ACID 1965-1976; see PARA-AMINOBENZOIC ACID 1963-1964; for EPIT VIT and PABASAN see AMINOBENZOIC ACIDS 2005-2012, for EPITELPLAST see AMINOBENZOIC ACIDS 2003-2012, for HACHEMINA 2 see AMINOBENZOIC ACIDS 2005-2012, for PARAMINOL see AMINOBENZOIC ACIDS 1999-2012, for POTABA see AMINOBENZOIC ACIDS 1991-2012
History Note
1990(1977); for EPIT VIT and PABASAN use AMINOBENZOATES 2005-2012, for EPITELPLAST use AMINOBENZOATES 2003-2012; for HACHEMINA 2 use AMINOBENZOATES 2005-2012, for PARAMINOL use AMINOBENZOATES 1999-2012, for POTABA use AMINONBENZOATES 1991-2012
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:para-Aminobenzoates
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/19
Revision Date
2016/07/01
4-Aminobenzoic Acid Preferred
Epitelplast Narrower
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Potassium Aminobenzoate Narrower
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