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Table 2 List of compounds identified in Eu sample by GC-MS analysis and their biological activity

From: Biochemical and microbial profiling establish “Eu” (a traditional fermented beverage of Toto people) as a probiotic health drink

Compound Molecular weight (g/mol) R. time Molecular formula % amount of compound Biological activity
2-Hydroxypropanoic acid 90.08 5.622 C3H6O3 24.58 Antimicrobial [31]
1,2,3-Propanetriol 229.23 8.317 C10H15NO5 67.62 No activity found
1,2,4 Butentriol 106.12 11.99 C4H10O3 2.92 No activity found
Ethyl .alpha.-d-glucopyranoside 208.21 15.89 C8H16O6 1.30 Skin roughness, prevent water loss, cure hepatic function disorder [32]
Octadecanoic acid, methyl ester 284.5 17.87 C17H35 CO2H 0.11 Anti-inflammatory, anticancer, anti-arthritic [33]
n-Hexadecanoic acid 256.43 18.35 C16H32O2 1.30 No activity found
N1-Isopropyl-2-methyl-1,2-propanediamine 130.122 20.042 C7H18N2 0.05 No activity found
Octadecanoic acid, 2,3-dihydroxypropyl ester 283.5 21.355 C14H28O4 0.03 Antifungal, antitumor [34]
cis-9-Hexadecenal 157.5 21.233 C16H13O 0.91 Antimicrobial [35]
9-Octadecenal, (Z)- 158.24 22.82 C18H36O 0.06 Antimicrobial, anti-inflammator y[35]
Bis(2-(Dimethylamino)ethyl) ether 198.22 22.688 C8H20N2O 0.21 No activity found
1,2-Benzenedicarboxylic acid 166.13 23.275 C8H6O4 0.33 Antimicrobial and antifouling [36]
Ethyl 9-hexadecenoate 282.5 24.37 C18H32O2 0.50 Antimicrobial [37]