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Table 1 GC–MS analysis of Marsilea minuta leaves extract

From: Chemical composition, antioxidant activity and antibacterial mechanism of action from Marsilea minuta leaf hexane: methanol extract

Peak no Components Class of compound Retention time Area %
1. Phenol, 2,4-bis (1,1-dimethylethyl) Phenol 13.52 8.37
2. Benzoic acid, 4-ethoxy-, ethyl ester Aromatic acid ester 13.76 43.39
3. 1,6,10-dodecatrien-3-ol,3,7,11-trimethyl Oxygenated sesquiterpene 14.20 2.61
4. Trans-Farnesol Oxygenated sesquiterpene 16.00 5.11
5. 2,6,10-Dodecatrien-1-ol,3,7,11-trimethyl-acetate Sesquiterpene 16.96 1.71
6. Farnesol, acetate Sesquiterpene 17.22 18.42
7. Phthalic acid, isobutyl undecyl ester Diester 17.54 4.91
8. 7,9-Di-tert-butyl-1-oxaspiro(4,5)deca-6,9-diene-2,8-dione Spirolactone 18.05 1.84
9. Oxacycloheptadec-8-en-2-one Lactone 18.46 5.68
10. 1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid, butyl-2-methylpropylester Diester 18.51 4.84
11. Octadec-9-enoic acid Unsaturated fatty acid 19.64 1.89
12. Oleic acid Unsaturated fatty acid 21.23 1.22
  1. Compound proportions were calculated from the chromatograms obtained on the TG-5MS column. The percentage of the compounds detected in the GC that was calculated based on the relative area of individual compounds to the total area of the components identified from the extract