Overview

  • Product name

    Ferulic acid methyl ester, Antioxidant agent
  • Description

    Antioxidant agent
  • Alternative names

    • Methyl ferulate
  • Biological description

    Antioxidant agent. Ferulic acid (ab141932) derivative. Putative chemotherapeutic agent. Shows antithrombotic effects in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 99%
  • CAS Number

    2309-07-1
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Methyl (E)-3-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)prop-2-enoate
  • Molecular weight

    208.21
  • Molecular formula

    C11H12O4
  • PubChem identifier

    5357283
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in ethanol to 100 mM and in DMSO to 100 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    COC1=C(C=CC(=C1)C=CC(=O)OC)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Alam MA  et al. Ferulic acid improves cardiovascular and kidney structure and function in hypertensive rats. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 61:240-9 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23188120) »
  • Yang XZ  et al. Design, synthesis and antithrombotic evaluation of novel dabigatran prodrugs containing methyl ferulate. Bioorg Med Chem Lett 23:2089-92 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23466230) »
  • Marczak L  et al. Influence of plant secondary metabolites on in vitro oxidation of methyl ferulate with cell wall peroxidases from lupine apoplast. J Plant Physiol 165:239-50 (2008). Read more (PubMed: 17928101) »
  • Masuda T  et al. Antioxidant mechanism studies on ferulic acid: identification of oxidative coupling products from methyl ferulate and linoleate. J Agric Food Chem 54:6069-74 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16881718) »

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