p-aminobenzoate

p-aminobenzoate

[amē′no-ben′zo·āt]
any salt or ester of paraaminobenzoic acid. The potassium salt is administered orally as an antifibrotic in some dermatological disorders; various substituted esters, such as padimate O, are used as topical sunscreens.
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Folates are tripartite molecules, composed of pterin, p-aminobenzoate (pABA), and glutamate moieties (Fig.
Folate synthesis in plants: The p-aminobenzoate branch is initiated by a bifunctional PabA-PabB protein that is targeted to plastids.
The folate precursor p-aminobenzoate is reversibly converted to its glucose ester in the plant cytosol.