ferulic acid

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fe·ru·lic acid

(fə-ro͞o′lĭk)
n.
A compound, C10H10O4, forming a component of plant cell walls and used in the industrial manufacture of vanillin.

[From New Latin Ferula, plant genus including asafetida (since it was first isolated from asafetida), from Latin ferula, giant fennel; see fescue.]
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Penicillium brasilianum as an enzyme factory; the essential role of feruloyl esterases for the hydrolysis of the plant cell wall.
These cross-links involve oxidative coupling of polysaccharides and glycoproteins by phenollic groups of feruloyl or p-coumaroyl or isodityrosine bridges, and of the monolignols (Cassab & Varner 1988).
The biocatalysts will be based on feruloyl acid esterases ("FAE") and glucuronyl esterases ("GE") which are expected to be used in the production of phenolic fatty- and sugar- esters with antioxidant activity for the cosmetic industry.