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Ferulic Acid

Key Applications: Antioxidant

Application Areas: Molecular biology

Product Type: Biochemicals

Density: 1.317 g/cm3 (Lit.)

Boiling Point: 372.31°C (Lit.)

Melting Point: 168 - 175°C

Refractive Index: 1.627 (Lit.)

UV/Visible Absorbance: 322 - 325 nm (methanol)

Presentation: Tan Powder

Format: Pale Yellow Powder

Detection Method: FTIR

Solubility: Soluble in hot water. (Lit.)

Storage & Handling: Room Temperature

Ferulic acid is a chemopreventive caffeic acid analogue. Ferulic acid is an inhibitor of 5-LO (5-lipoxygenase) and 12-LO (12-lipoxygenase).

Ferulic acid is an antioxidant which neutralizes free radicals (superoxide, nitric oxide and hydroxyl radical) which could cause oxidative damage of cell membranes and DNA.

Hydroxycinnamic acid found in plant-based foods.

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