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Creation date2015-10-09 22:27:19 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:10 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000015
FoodDB RecordFDB012802
Chemical Information
Nametrans-Ferulic acid
DescriptionWidely distributed in plants, first isolated from Ferula foetida (asafoetida). Antioxidant used to inhibit oxidn. of fats, pastry products, etc. Antifungal agent used to prevent fruit spoilage. trans-Ferulic acid is found in many foods, some of which are deerberry, peach, shea tree, and common bean.
CAS Number537-98-4
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
(2E)-3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-propenoatebiospider
(2E)-3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-propenoic acidbiospider
(2E)-3-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enoic acidbiospider
(E)-3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-propenoatebiospider
(E)-3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-propenoic acidbiospider
(E)-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-cinnamatebiospider
(E)-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-cinnamic acidbiospider
(E)-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamatebiospider
(E)-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acidbiospider
(e)-4'-Hydroxy-3'-methoxycinnamateGenerator
(E)-4'-Hydroxy-3'-methoxycinnamic acidbiospider
(E)-Ferulatebiospider
(E)-Ferulic acidbiospider
2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-, (E)-biospider
3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)propenoateGenerator
3-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)propenoic acidChEBI
3-Methoxy-4-hydroxy-trans-cinnamateGenerator
3-Methoxy-4-hydroxy-trans-cinnamic acidChEBI
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-(E)-cinnamic acidbiospider
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamateGenerator
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acidChEBI
FerulateGenerator
trans-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamatebiospider
trans-4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acidbiospider
trans-Ferulatebiospider
trans-Ferulic acidbiospider
Chemical FormulaC10H10O4
IUPAC name(2E)-3-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enoic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C10H10O4/c1-14-9-6-7(2-4-8(9)11)3-5-10(12)13/h2-6,11H,1H3,(H,12,13)/b5-3+
InChI KeyKSEBMYQBYZTDHS-HWKANZROSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCOC1=C(O)C=CC(\C=C\C(O)=O)=C1
Average Molecular Weight194.184
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight194.057908808
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hydroxycinnamic acids. Hydroxycinnamic acids are compounds containing an cinnamic acid where the benzene ring is hydroxylated.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassPhenylpropanoids and polyketides
ClassCinnamic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassHydroxycinnamic acids and derivatives
Direct ParentHydroxycinnamic acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Cinnamic acid
  • Coumaric acid or derivatives
  • Hydroxycinnamic acid
  • Methoxyphenol
  • Phenoxy compound
  • Anisole
  • Methoxybenzene
  • Styrene
  • Phenol ether
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Alkyl aryl ether
  • Phenol
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Benzenoid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Ether
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Organic oxide
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logP1.51HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Melting PointMp 174°DFC
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 8 g
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage Formsolid
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Rosa Vazquez Fresnovazquezf@ualberta.ca
Commercial Vendors
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Toronto Research Chemicals F308895