off-white to greyish crystalline powder
muscle relaxant (smooth)
Crystallise the acid from H2O. It is soluble in organic solvents. [Cohen & McGilvery J Biol Chem 169 119 1945, 171 121 1947, Meunzen et al. J Biol Chem 26 469 1926, Beilstein 14 III 1069, 14 IV 1152.]
ChEBI: An N-acylglycine that is the 4-amino derivative of hippuric acid; used as a diagnostic agent in the measurement of renal plasma flow.
4-Aminohippuric Acid is used in the measurement of renal plasma flow as a diagnostic tool which may be applied towards kidney disorders.