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Hippuric acid

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Hippuric Acid (C9H9NO3) is an acyl glycine produced by the conjugation of benzoic acid and glycine, found as a normal component in urine as a metabolite of aromatic compounds from food. Increased urine hippuric acid content may have antibacterial effects.

Preferred Units: grams per litre

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Alternative unit: milligrams per litre

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