What are diferulic acids?

Diferulic Acids

Diferulic acids (also known as dehydrodiferulic acids) are organic compounds that have the general chemical formula C20H18O8, they are formed by dimerisation of ferulic acid. Just as ferulic acid is not the proper IUPAC name, the diferulic acids also tend to have trivial names that are more commonly used than the correct IUPAC name. Diferulic acids are found in plant cell walls, particularly those of grasses.

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Diferulic Acids - History
... The first diferulic acid discovered was the 5,5'-diferulic acid, and for a while this was thought to be the only one ...

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