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methyl caffeate
2-propenoic acid, 3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-, methyl ester, (2E)-

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Name:methyl (E)-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)prop-2-enoate
CAS Number: 3843-74-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J46.681F
XlogP3:1.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:194.18650000
Formula:C10 H10 O4
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:natural substances and extractives
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 367.60 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 299.00 °F. TCC ( 148.30 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 1.190 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1.142e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Caffeic acid methyl ester >98%
For experimental / research use only.
Methyl Caffeate >98.0%(GC)(T)
Safety Information:
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Category: natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for methyl caffeate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for methyl caffeate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :689075
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
methyl (E)-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)prop-2-enoate
 methyl (E)-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)prop-2-enoate
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Pubchem (cid):689075
Pubchem (sid):135049479
Other Information:
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KEGG (GenomeNet):C10477
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 gaillardia pulchella
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2-propenoic acid, 3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-, methyl ester, (2E)-


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PubMed:K20E, an oxidative-coupling compound of methyl caffeate, exhibits anti-angiogenic activities through down-regulations of VEGF and VEGF receptor-2.
PubMed:Cytotoxic constituents of Abutilon indicum leaves against U87MG human glioblastoma cells.
PubMed:Antioxidant, 5-lipoxygenase inhibitory and cytotoxic activities of compounds isolated from the Ferula lutea flowers.
PubMed:Isolation, identification and antioxidant activity of bound phenolic compounds present in rice bran.
PubMed:Isolation of benzoic and cinnamic acid derivatives from the grains of Sorghum bicolor and their inhibition of lipopolysaccharide-induced nitric oxide production in RAW 264.7 cells.
PubMed:Application of two newly identified and characterized feruloyl esterases from Streptomyces sp. in the enzymatic production of ferulic acid from agricultural biomass.
PubMed:Leaf extract of Markhamia platycalyx: polyphenolic profile, acute toxicity, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective and in vitro antioxidant activities.
PubMed:A novel continuous flow biosynthesis of caffeic acid phenethyl ester from alkyl caffeate and phenethanol in a packed bed microreactor.
PubMed:Antimicrobial and Antimycobacterial Activities of Methyl Caffeate Isolated from Solanum torvum Swartz. Fruit.
PubMed:A feruloyl esterase (FAE) characterized by relatively high thermostability from the edible mushroom Russula virescens.
PubMed:Rapid synthesis of propyl caffeate in ionic liquid using a packed bed enzyme microreactor under continuous-flow conditions.
PubMed:Expression, purification and characterization of a feruloyl esterase A from Aspergillus flavus.
PubMed:Characterization of a feruloyl esterase from Lactobacillus plantarum.
PubMed:Antiproliferative Effect and the Isolated Compounds of Pouzolzia indica.
PubMed:A novel chemoenzymatic synthesis of propyl caffeate using lipase-catalyzed transesterification in ionic liquid.
PubMed:Metagenomic mining of feruloyl esterases from termite enteric flora.
PubMed:Detection of a plant enzyme exhibiting chlorogenate-dependant caffeoyltransferase activity in methanolic extracts of arbuscular mycorrhizal tomato roots.
PubMed:Chemical evidence for the synergistic effect of a cysteinyl thiol on the antioxidant activity of caffeic and dihydrocaffeic esters.
PubMed:Natural compounds against Alzheimer's disease: molecular recognition of Aβ1-42 peptide by Salvia sclareoides extract and its major component, rosmarinic acid, as investigated by NMR.
PubMed:Antiproliferative and apoptotic effects of the oxidative dimerization product of methyl caffeate on human breast cancer cells.
PubMed:An esterase from the basidiomycete Pleurotus sapidus hydrolyzes feruloylated saccharides.
PubMed:Clerodendranoic acid, a new phenolic acid from Clerodendranthus spicatus.
PubMed:Chemical interaction between polyphenols and a cysteinyl thiol under radical oxidation conditions.
PubMed:An unusual caffeic acid derived bicyclic [2.2.2] octane lignan and other constituents from Cordia rufescens.
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PubMed:Expression, characterization and structural modelling of a feruloyl esterase from the thermophilic fungus Myceliophthora thermophila.
PubMed:Antihyperglycemic activity and antidiabetic effect of methyl caffeate isolated from Solanum torvum Swartz. fruit in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
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PubMed:CCoAOMT suppression modifies lignin composition in Pinus radiata.
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PubMed:[Flavonoids and phenolic acid derivatives from flos farfarae].
PubMed:Identifying new lignin bioengineering targets: 1. Monolignol-substitute impacts on lignin formation and cell wall fermentability.
PubMed:Enzymatic synthesis of caffeic acid phenethyl ester analogues in ionic liquid.
PubMed:Methyl caffeate as an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor from Solanum torvum fruits and the activity of related compounds.
PubMed:[Chemical constituents of Incarvillea younghusbandii].
PubMed:Characterization of two distinct feruloyl esterases, AoFaeB and AoFaeC, from Aspergillus oryzae.
PubMed:A new steroidal glycoside and a new phenyl glycoside from a ripe cherry tomato.
PubMed:Antioxidation mechanism studies of caffeic acid: identification of antioxidation products of methyl caffeate from lipid oxidation.
PubMed:New caffeoyl derivatives from the leaves of Davidia involucrata.
PubMed:Quantitative determination of fluorinated caffeic acid phenethyl ester derivative from rat blood plasma by liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry.
PubMed:Triterpenoid saponins from the seeds of Pharbitis nil.
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PubMed:Purification and characterization of a type B feruloyl esterase (StFAE-A) from the thermophilic fungus Sporotrichum thermophile.
PubMed:Purification and properties of a feruloyl esterase involved in lignocellulose degradation by Aureobasidium pullulans.
PubMed:Purification and characterization of a feruloyl esterase from Fusarium oxysporum catalyzing esterification of phenolic acids in ternary water-organic solvent mixtures.
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PubMed:Effect of caffeic acid esters on carcinogen-induced mutagenicity and human colon adenocarcinoma cell growth.
PubMed:Inhibition of platelet activation and endothelial cell injury by polyphenolic compounds isolated from Lonicera japonica Thunb.
PubMed:Studies on non-sesquiterpenoid constituents of Gaillardia pulchella. II. Less lipophilic substances, methyl caffeate as an antitumor catecholic.
from plant gaillardia pulchella.
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