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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 269434, 5 pages
Research Article

Synthesis and Antiviral Activity of Hydrogenated Ferulic Acid Derivatives

1State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, National Pesticide Engineering Research Center (Tianjin), Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
2College of Chemical Engineering & Materials Sciences, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, China

Received 23 January 2013; Accepted 19 March 2013

Academic Editor: Alberto Ritieni

Copyright © 2013 Can Cui et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A series of hydrogenated ferulic acid amide derivatives 4 were synthesized. The molecular structures of the synthesized compounds were analyzed by NMR and HRMS. The biological activity study showed that some of them displayed excellent protection activity and curative activity against TMV at 500 μg/mL.