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What is the molecular formula of aspirin?

What is the molecular formula of aspirin?


What is aspirin molecular?

Aspirin is prepared by chemical synthesis from salicylic acid, through acetylation with acetic anhydride. The molecular weight of aspirin is 180.16g/mol. It is odourless, colourless to white crystals or crystalline powder.

What is the chemical formula and the molecular weight of aspirin?

180.158 g/mol
Aspirin/Molar mass

What is c9h7o4na?

Acetylsalicylate is a benzoate that is the conjugate base of acetylsalicylic acid, arising from deprotonation of the carboxy group. It derives from a salicylate. It is a conjugate base of an acetylsalicylic acid. ChEBI.

What is aspirin s name and chemical formula?

2-Acetoxybenzoic acid
Aspirin/IUPAC ID

What is the functional group of aspirin?

carboxylic acid
The common name of aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid and its IUPAC name is 2-Acetoxybenzoic acid. Between ester and carboxylic acid functional groups the highest priority functional group is carboxylic acid. Hence, in aspirin carboxylic acid is the principal functional group.

Is aspirin a prodrug?

Aspirin was originally considered a prodrug to salicylic acid since it was at that time thought to have the same pharmacodynamic effects as salicylic acid and is rapidly transformed to it in vivo. Later aspirin was also found to be effective in its own right.

Is aspirin an acid or base?

Aspirin itself is an acidic medicine and causes gastric irritation and regurgitation which can lead to low oral pH levels [7].

Is aspirin C9H8O4 a element or compound?

Aspirin has the formula C9H8O4. A compound is isolated from sea urchins that also has the formula C9H8O4.

Which indicator is used in assay of aspirin?

Phenolphthalein is an indicator because it changes color when all the aspirin has been reacted. This is called the “end point” of the reaction. If one continues adding NaOH after the end point, the solution will turn dark red.

Is aspirin a acid?