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Table 2 GC-MS analysis of fatty acids of the leaves of Cassia sophera Linn

From: Analysis of fatty acid and determination of total protein and phytochemical content of Cassia sophera Linn leaf, stem, flower, and seed

Sl no. Name of the compound Molecular weight Molecular formula Conc. (%)
1. Caproic acid 116.15 C6H12O2 0.99
2. Caprylic acid 144.21 C8H16O2 1.47
3. Pelargonic acid 158.23 C9H18O2 1.42
4. Capric acid 172.26 C10H20O2 1.23
5. Undecyclic acid 184.28 C11H22O2 0.56
6. Lauric acid 200.31 C12H24O2 0.95
7. Trydecyclic acid 200.31 C13H26O2 0.74
8. Myristic acid 228.37 C14H28O2 0.96
9. Pentadecyclic acid (C15:0) 242.39 C15H30O2 0.39
10. Pentadecenoic acid (C15:1) 242.39 C15H30O2 1.23
11. Palmitic acid 256.42 C16H32O2 15.92
12. Stearic acid 284.47 C18H36O2 4.00
13. Oleic acid 282.46 C18H34O2 4.57
14. Linoleic acid 280.44 C18H32O2 9.54
15. α-Linoleic acid 278.43 C18H30O2 8.77
16. Arachidic acid 312.53 C20H40O2 38.66
17. Ecosenoic acid (C20:1) 310.51 C20H38O2 1.86
18. Eicosadienoic acid (C20:2) 308.50 C20H36O2 0.69
19. Arachidonic acid 304.46 C20H32O2 0.38
20. Behenic acid 340.58 C22H44O2 3.28
21. Lignoceric acid 368.63 C24H48O2 0.71
22. Nervonic acid 366.62 C24H46O2 1.68