Term Information

Accession
TO:0000675
Name
ferulic acid content
Ontology
plant_trait_ontology
Synonyms
4-hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid (related), FERULICACIDCN (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Amount of ferulic acid content determined in a given plant part. Ferulic acid is an antioxidant which neutralizes free radicals (superoxide, nitric oxide and hydroxyl radical) which could cause oxidative damage of cell membranes and DNA. Ferulic acid helps to prevent damage to the cells caused by ultraviolet light. Source: Gramene:pankaj_jaiswal
Comment
It is found in the leaves and seeds of many plants, but especially in cereals such as brown rice, whole wheat and oats.
Subset
None
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Parents of ferulic acid content (TO:0000675)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
ferulic acid content [is_a relation] is_a  composition (PATO:0000025)
ferulic acid content [is_a relation] is_a  phytochemical compound content (TO:0000674)

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