ferulic acid


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ferulic acid

[fə′rül·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C10H10O4 A compound widely distributed in small amounts in plants, having two isomers: the cis form is a yellow oil, and the trans form is obtained from water solutions as orthorhombic crystals.
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Plant secondary metabolic compounds (sitosterol, uracil, stigmasterol, quercetin, caffeic acid, ferulic acid, procatechuric acid and isorhamnetic) and the organic compounds from multi-microbe probiotics (Sun et al.
Conclusion: Ferulic acid could significantly descend osteosarcoma cell viability through the promoting apoptosis pathway in which FA activates both caspase-3 and Bax and inactivates Bcl-2.
For the determination of phenolic acids by high-performance liquid chromatography, the following phenolic compounds were evaluated: ferulic acid and p-coumaric acid, m-coumaric acid and o-coumaric acid.
Ferulic acid (FA) is a phenolic compound with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Carotenoids, sterols and ferulic acid may sound complex, but these also help your skin to stay firm and flexible.
In this study, three poly-phenols, including chlorogenic acid, ferulic acid and rutin, were identified as the predominant active compounds in FV.
Preliminary studies of the plant indicate the presence of tannins, alkaloids, saponins, coumarin, and phenolic acids (caffeic acid, ferulic acid, vanillic, and p-coumaric acid) (Favarettoetal.
Ferulic acid is found naturally in fruit seeds and, when used on skin, it fights the free radical damage that causes ageing.
Rice bran also contains a high level of dietary fiber--beta-glucan, pectin and gum, as well as ferulic acid, which is a component of non-lignified cell walls.
Hydroxycinnamic acids belong to the class of phenolic acids with bioactive carboxylic acids; the class mainly includes caffeic acid, ferulic acid, and sinapic acid [4, 5].