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Table 1 Chemistry of GC–MS detected antioxidant molecules

From: Metabolomics of potential contenders conferring antioxidant property to varied polar and non-polar solvent extracts of Edgaria darjeelingensis C.B.Clarke

Compounds with antioxidant activity
(references included in brackets)
Molecular Retention time Area %
Formula Weight
(g/mol)
4H-Pyran-4-one, 2,3-dihydro-3,5-dihydroxy-6-methyl- (Hameed et al. 2015) C6H8O4 144.12 7.391 1.52
1,3,4,5-Tetrahydroxy-cyclohexanecarboxylic acid (Baratto et al. 2003; Hung et al. 2006; Matsushige et al. 1996) C7H12O6 192.17 14.021 10.80
3,7,11,15-Tetramethyl-2-hexadecen-1-ol (or Phytol*) (Bharathy et al. 2012; Costa et al. 2016; Islam et al. 2015; Pejin et al. 2015; Rani et al. 2012; Santos et al. 2013) C20H40O 296.5 16.252 0.37
18.710* 18.87*
Hexadecanoic acid, methyl ester (Wei et al. 2011) C17H34O2 270.5 16.908 9.47
9,12-Octadecadienoic acid (Z,Z)-, methyl ester (Oloyede 2012) C19H34O2 294.5 18.544 3.54
Hexadecanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)ethyl ester (Tyagi and Agarwal 2017) C19H38O4 330.5 18.604 15.67
Dioctyl phthalate (Gunalan et al. 2014) C24H38O4 390.6 23.082 0.43
Squalene (Huang et al. 2009; Kim and Karadeniz 2012; Rautela et al. 2017) C30H50 410.7 26.041 1.24
Ergost-5-en-3-ol, (3.beta.,24r)- (Deora and Bano 2019; Rautela et al. 2017) C28H48O 400.7 32.350 0.82
Stigmast-5-en-3-ol, (3.beta.)-or sitosterol,.beta. (Gupta et al. 2011) C29H50O 414.7 34.360 12.96
Stigmasta-5,24(28)-dien-3-ol, (3.beta.)-or Fucosterol (Abdul et al. 2016) C29H48O 412.7 34.762 1.27
Neryl linalool isomer (Kamatou and Viljoen 2008) C10H18O 154.25 27.247 0.41
D:A-Friedooleanan-7alpha-ol (Zaidan et al. 2018) C30H52O 428.7 40.862 1.42