furfural

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fur·fu·ral

(fŭr'fyūr-ăl),
A colorless, aromatic, irritating fluid obtained in the distillation of bran with dilute sulfuric acid; used in the manufacture of medicinal agents.

furfural

/fur·fu·ral/ (fur´fu-ral) an aromatic compound from the distillation of bran, sawdust, etc., which irritates mucous membranes and causes photosensitivity and headaches.
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From these total 26 volatile compounds, 8 compounds have been identified namely furaldehyde for peak 1, trans-2-hexen-1-ol for peak 3, 3-octanal for peak 5, 2-nonanone for peak 8, decanal for peak 12, 2-undecanone for peak 15, pentadecane for peak 19 and hexadecane for peak 20.
The compounds were found to be hexadecane, 3-octanol, hexanal, pentadecane, 3-hexene-1-ol, 2-undecanone, 2-heptanone, butanal, 2-nonanone, 1-heptanal, furaldehyde, 3-methyl-1-butanal, trans-3-hexene-1-ol, octanal and decanal were the major volatile organic compounds in these species.