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Table 1 Compounds identified in the methanolic extract of chicory root by GC–MS

From: Improvement of pyridoxine-induced peripheral neuropathy by Cichorium intybus hydroalcoholic extract through GABAergic system

Name of the compound Retention time Peak area %
Octadecatrienoic acid 10.123 5.62
Tetrahydrobenzene (isoquinoline) 13.245 1.91
Catechins (flavonoid)a 16.325 6.56
Quercetin (flavonoid)a 20.369 5.81
Hexadecanoic acid 23.047 25.03
Diol acetate 26.82 4.52
Cyclolanost 30.874 1.11
8-Deoxylactucin (sesquiterpene)a 33.61 17.15
Lactucopicrin (sesquiterpene)a 37.321 12.08
Epoxy naphtha 40.497 4.03
Hexadecene 44.125 1.1
Cyanidin (glycoside)a 47.569 7.32
Delphinidin (glycoside)a 50.048 6.54
Lupeol (terpenoid)a 54.71 1.22
  1. aThese compounds have potential effects on the GABA receptor