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Table 2 Physiologically active compounds identified through GC-EAD and GC-MS analyses of odours collected from hair, wool and feathers of hosts (cow, goat and sheep) and non-host (chicken) of Anopheles arabiensis

From: Chicken volatiles repel host-seeking malaria mosquitoes

Compounds Cow Goat Sheep Chicken
Hydrocarbons
 Aliphatics
  Hexadecane x
 Aromatics
  Naphthalene x
  1-Methylnaphthalene x
 Monoterpenes
  Limonene x x x x
  β-Myrcene x x
  p-Cymene x
Alcohols
 Aliphatics
  2-Butoxyethanol x
  Octanol x x
 Aromatics
  Benzyl alcohol x
  o-Cresol x x
  m-Cresol x x
  p-Cresol x x
  m-propylphenol   x
 Monoterpenes
  Linalool x x
Aldehydes
 Aliphatics
  Heptanal x
  E2-Heptenal x
  E2-Octenal x x
  Nonanal x x x x
  E2-Nonenal x x
 Aromatics
  Benzaldehyde x x
  Phenyl acetaldehyde x x x
 Monoterpenes
  Neral x
Ketones
 Monoterpenes
  cis-Dihydrocarvone x
 Irregular terpenes
  Sulcatone x x x x
Esters
 Aliphatics
  Isobutyl butanote x
Others
 Monoterpenes
  cis-Limonene oxide x x x
  trans-Limonene oxide x
 Heterocyclics
  Furfuryl alcohol x
Unknowns
 Unknown 1 x
 Unknown 2 x
  1. Detection (x) and lack of detection (–) of a compound by GC-EAD are indicated