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Table 3 Main compounds identified in the volatiles released by the commercial BG-lure and trunk and feet of human volunteers captured on SPME and analyzed coupled GC-MS analysis

From: Field evaluation of natural human odours and the biogent-synthetic lure in trapping Aedes aegypti, vector of dengue and chikungunya viruses in Kenya

Volatile source Major compounds in percentages
BG-Lure Hexanoic acid 73%
Volunteer 1, 2 & 3 trunks Decanal (8% -33%)
Hexanal (8 - 32%)
6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one(15 - 28%)
Nonanal (2 - 26%)
Geranylacetone (3 - 13%)
Hexanoic acid (4 - 9%)
Volunteer 1, 2 & 3 feet Hexanoic acid (7-36%)
Octanal (3 – 18%)
Nonanal (7 - 17%),
Hexanal (3 -15%)
3-methylbutyric acid (7 - 9%)
  2-methylpropionic acid (2-9%)