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Table 2 The major compounds identified in methanolic extracts of A. squamosa leaves; retention times (RT), classification, formula and molecular weight (Mw)

From: GC-MS profiling and assessment of antioxidant, antibacterial, and anticancer properties of extracts of Annona squamosa L. leaves

No. RT Proposed compound Class Formula Mw %
1 14.60 bicycloelemene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 1.28
2 14.69 d-elemene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 0.46
3 15.72 α -copaene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 2.12
4 15.94 β-bourbonene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 0.71
5 16.85 trans-caryophyllene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 12.12
6 17.48 α-amorphene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 0.60
7 17.65 γ-muurolene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 0.73
8 17.77 humulene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 1.15
9 18.40 germacrene-D sesquiterpene C15H24 204 22.01
10 18.76 bicyclogermacrene sesquiterpene C15H24 204 2.80
11 25.97 phytol diterpene alcohol C20H40O 296 2.22
12 42.05 squalene triterpene C30H50 410 1.30
13 48.41 palmitone ketone C31H62O 450 16.92