4-Methoxybenzoyl chloride is used in the synthesis of stilbene and dihydrostilbene derivatives as potential anti-cancer agents. It is also used in the synthesis of coumarin dimers with potential HIV-1 activity.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H227-H314-H318
Combustible liquid. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
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