cinnamaldehyde

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cin·na·mal·de·hyde

(sin'ă-mal'de-hīd),
Chief constituent of cinnamon oil.
Synonym(s): cinnamic aldehyde
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The investigators exposed cinnamic aldehyde to 158 F for up to 1 hour in a closed system.
The results of patch testing were read at 48 and 96 hours; testing elicited positive reactions to balsam of Peru and to one of its components, cinnamic aldehyde (figure 2).
Our study shows that chewing gum can be a functional food, having a significant impact on oral hygiene over the short term, if it contains anti-microbial agents such as cinnamic aldehyde or other natural active compounds," said Christine Wu, professor of periodontics at the University of Chicago and lead author of the study.
With the aforementioned precluded, we tested several other aldehydes, including 2-hexanal, cinnamic aldehyde, glyceraldehyde, furaldehyde, and 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde, together with several compounds such as glycine-MDA, methionine-MDA, and dianil-MDA, which contain the MDA moiety [11].
The cinnamon-derived Michael acceptor cinnamic aldehyde impairs melanoma cell proliferation, invasiveness, and tumor growth.
The bark from these shrub-like trees contains as much as 1% cinnamic aldehyde which furnishes the distinctive fragrance.