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Table 4 Main bioactive component and the relative contents of CEOs using GC–MS

From: Bioactivity of Citrus essential oils (CEOs) against microorganisms associated with spoilage of some fruits

  R. Time (min) Peak area (%) Name of compounds Molecular formula Molecular weight (g/mol)
Lime oil
 1 9.97 2.01 Alpha-pinene C10H16 136.24
 2 11.93 25.24 Beta-pinene C10H16 136.24
 3 12.58 0.97 Beta-myrcene C10H16 136.24
 4 14.12 27.86 d-Limonene C10H16 136.24
 5 15.31 2.47 Alpha-phellandrene C10H16 136.24
 6 17.01 1.71 3-Carene C10H16 136.24
 7 18.35 0.89 Trans-7-Oxabicyclo[4.1.0]heptane C10H16O 152.25
 8 19.90 5.84 Terpinen-4-ol C10H18O 154.25
 9 20.46 7.52 Alpha-terpineol C10H18O 154.25
 10 20.98 1.00 Decanal C10H20O 156.20
 11 21.87 5.11 2,6-Octadien-1-ol C8H14O 126.20
 12 22.29 4.11 2,6-Octadienal C8H12O 124.18
 13 22.86 4.73 Geraniol C10H18O 154.25
 14 23.36 5.57 3,7-dimethyl-citral C10H16O 152.24
 15 28.66 1.09 1,3,6,10-Dodecatetraene C15H24 204.35
 16 30.92 2.91 Beta-bisabolene C15H24 204.35
Lemon oil
 1 3.69 1.44 Isobutyl methyl ketone C6H12O 100.00
 2 5.37 1.65 Alpha-phellandrene C10H16 136.00
 3 5.93 0.88 Sabinene C10H16 136.00
 4 6.02 12.37 Beta-pinene C10H16 136.23
 5 6.76 14.40 l-Limonene C10H16 136.00
 6 7.86 4.56 3,7-dimethyl-1,3,6-Octatriene C10H18O 154.00
 7 8.62 1.50 Fenchol C10H18O 154.25
 8 9.14 6.72 Terpinen-4-ol C10H18O 154.00
 9 9.38 31.72 Alpha-terpineol C10H18O 154.25
 10 9.97 3.39 Neral C10H16O 152.00
 11 10.39 4.77 Geranial C10H16O 152.00
 12 12.54 2.27 Bergamotene C15H24 204.00
 13 13.49 3.69 Camphene C10H16 136.00
 14 15.04 1.45 Phthalic acid C10H10O4 194.00
 15 22.97 9.18 Cyclohexanol C10H20O 156.00