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ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)

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ChEBI Name ferulic acid
Definition A ferulic acid consisting of trans-cinnamic acid bearing methoxy and hydroxy substituents at positions 3 and 4 respectively on the phenyl ring.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:42445, CHEBI:5046, CHEBI:24030, CHEBI:14260, CHEBI:29100
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Formula Source
C10H10O4 ChEBI
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 194.18400
Metabolite of Species Source
Isolated from Ligusticum porteri (NCBI:54719) found in root (BTO:0001188) PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): inhibitor
A substance that diminishes the rate of a chemical reaction.
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted antioxidant food additives are from E 300 to E 324.
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): plant secondary metabolite
Any plant metabolite that is not directly involved in the normal growth, development or reproduction of plants.
Application(s): MALDI matrix material
A compound used to form the matrix for MALDI (matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization) mass spectrometry. MALDI matrix materials are crystalline compounds with a fairly low molecular weight, so as to allow facile vaporization, have strong absorption at UV or IR wavelengths (to rapidly and efficiently absorb laser irradiation), generally contain polar groups (enabling them to be used in aqueous solutions) and are frequently acidic (so assisting ionisation of the compound being studied, which is contained within the matrix material).
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Outgoing ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620) has role inhibitor (CHEBI:35222)
ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620) has role MALDI matrix material (CHEBI:64345)
ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620) has role plant secondary metabolite (CHEBI:75766)
ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620) is a ferulic acids (CHEBI:24031)
ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620) is a hydroxycinnamic acid (CHEBI:24689)
ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620) is conjugate acid of ferulate (CHEBI:29749)
Incoming (2R,3R)-trans-fertaric acid (CHEBI:76116) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
(2S,3S)-trans-fertaric acid (CHEBI:76120) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
(R)-N-trans-feruloyloctopamine (CHEBI:67373) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
16-feruloyloxypalmitic acid (CHEBI:55330) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
2''-O-(6-feruloylglucosyl)isovitexin (CHEBI:75554) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
3-O-feruloylcycloartenol (CHEBI:69436) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
4-O-feruloyl-D-quinic acid (CHEBI:18013) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
7-O-(6-feruoylglucosyl)isoorientin (CHEBI:75517) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
Cuscuta propenamide 2 (CHEBI:65701) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
N-trans-feruloyl-4ʼ-O-methyldopamine (CHEBI:67378) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
N1,N5-dihydroxyferuloyl-N10-sinapoyl spermidine (CHEBI:61516) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
trans-methylferulate (CHEBI:67379) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
curcumin (CHEBI:3962) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
feruloyl-CoA (CHEBI:14261) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
feruloylagmatine (CHEBI:75544) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
isovitexin 7-O-[feruloyl]-glucoside (CHEBI:75368) has functional parent ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
Diferulic acid (CHEBI:27420) is a ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
ferulate (CHEBI:29749) is conjugate base of ferulic acid (CHEBI:17620)
(2E)-3-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enoic acid
Synonyms Sources
(E)-3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-propenoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
(E)-4'-hydroxy-3'-methoxycinnamic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
(E)-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid HMDB
(E)-Ferulic acid ChemIDplus
3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)propenoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
3-methoxy-4-hydroxy-trans-cinnamic acid ChEBI
4-hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid ChEBI
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Ferulic acid KEGG COMPOUND
trans-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid ChemIDplus
trans-Ferulic acid ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
Ferulic_Acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1135-24-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
1135-24-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1570363 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
537-98-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
537-98-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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03 February 2014