Caffeic acid


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an acid obtained from coffee tannin, as a yellow crystalline substance, C9H8O4.

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A rich source of several antioxidant plant compounds, like caffeic acid, apignin, and kaempferol, celery is an active protector against free radicals.
* Caffeic acid, from coffee, fruits, and vegetables, has antioxidant, antiinflammatory, and anticancer potential In a mouse model, topical application inhibited cancer development.
Two different studies have reported that oxidative stress plays an important role in the pathogenesis of MTX-induced toxicity in rat testis, and beta-carotene and caffeic acid have a protective effect on this oxidative stress (Armagan et al., 2008; Vardi et al., 2010).
It was not just caffeine, but a mix of compounds including hydroxycinnamic acids notably chlorogenic acid, trigonelline, diterpenes eg cafestol and kahweol, and caffeic acid, that is said to be the reason behind the link, said Mattias Carlstrom, Associate Professor from the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
Professor Hermansen's presentation also drew on his own research into coffee compounds such as caffeic acid and cafestol.
Several were metabolites of known polyphenols, such as caffeic acid, which can be beneficial for those with complex chronic diseases, given its anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties.
Caffeic acid, an antioxidant, may boost collagen levels and reduce the premature aging of cells.
Caffeic acid, a major phytochemical constituent of fermented sorghum, has been implicated in the treatment of diabetes.
The flow rate was 0.6 mL/min, injection volume 50 [micro]L and the wavelength were 270 for gallic acid, 278 nm for coumarin, 327 nm for chlorogenic acid and caffeic acid, and 365 nm for quercetin, quercitrin, kaempferol and rutin.
Gallic acid, Trolox, AAPH, fluorescein, caffeic acid, chlorogenic acid, rutin, phosphate buffered saline (PBS), MTT, NR dye, DMSO and trypsin-EDTA solution were obtained from Sigma-Aldrich (St.
In total, 11 compounds were detected in Sophorae Radix: 6 phenolic acids (t-cinnamic acid, benzoic acid, p-coumaric acid, caffeic acid, ferulic acid, and chlorogenic acid), 4 flavonols (kaempferol, catechin hydrate, epicatechin, and rutin), and 1 isoflavone (maackiain) (Figure 1(b) and Supplementary Table 1).