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Table 5 Phytocomponents identified in the three fractions of ethyl acetate extract of Cyathea gigantea possessing antimicrobial property

From: Cyathea gigantea (Cyatheaceae) as an antimicrobial agent against multidrug resistant organisms

Sl no. Fractions Name of compound Molecular weight Retention time Peak area Bioactivity
FR II
1.   Isophytol 296.539 g/mol 23.614 599,052 Antimicrobial [17]
2.   N-Hexadecanoic acid 256.430 g/mol 23.930 19,929,360 Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, nematicide, pesticide [18]
3.   Phytol 296.539 g/mol 25.858 3,898,743 Antioxidant activities, anti-inflammatory and antiallergic effects, antimicrobial activity [19]
4.   N-Tetracosanol-1 354.663 g/mol 26.949 6,510,251 Anti-bacterial activity [20]
5.   1-heptacosanol 396.744 g/mol 29.384 3,641,493 Nematicidal, anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial [21]
6.   Octacosanol 410.771 g/mol 35.391 1,016,504 Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory [22]
7.   Cycloheptasiloxane, tetradecamethyl- 519.078 g/mol 15.954 17,051,468 Skin-Conditioning Agent, Fragrance, antimicrobial [23]
8.   Neophytadiene 278.524 g/mol 22.028 3,619,028 antipyretic, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant [21]
FR III
9.   N-Hexadecanoic acid 256.430 g/mol 23.835 1,135,466 Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, nematicide, pesticide [18]
10.   N-Tetracosanol-1 354.663 g/mol 26.947 6,089,033 Anti-bacterial activity [21]
11.   1-heptacosanol 396.744 g/mol 29.381 3,440,611 Nematicidal, anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial [21]
12.   Hexadecanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-1-(hydroxymethyl)ethyl ester 330.509 g/mol 30.533 715,796 Pesticide, antioxidant [24]
FR IV
13.   N-Hexadecanoic acid 256.430 g/mol 23.847 8,140,130 Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, nematicide, pesticide [18]
14.   Octadecanoic acid 284.484 g/mol 26.537 1,596,370 Not reported
15.   N-Tetracosanol-1 354.663 g/mol 26.953 6,793,576 Anti-bacterial activity [21]
16.   1-heptacosanol 396.744 g/mol 33.022 1,751,095 Nematicidal, anticancer, antioxidant and antimicrobial [21]
17.   1-eicosanol 298.555 g/mol 35.398 749,812 Antimalarial, antifungal, antioxidant [25]