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Table 2 Peak area and signal to noise ratio (S/N) of prasterone and androstenone in three compound Pien Tze Huang preparations

From: From non-targeted to targeted GC–MS metabolomics strategy for identification of TCM preparations containing natural and artificial musk

  Compound Pien Tze Huang Buccal tablets Pien Tze Hung Unguentum compositum Pien Tze Huang Hemorrhoids ointment
Sample Prasterone Androsterone Sample Prasterone Androsterone Sample Prasterone Androsterone
Area S/N Area S/N Area S/N Area S/N Area S/N Area S/N
Natural musk N01 - - - - N12 - - - - N23 - - - -
N02 - - - - N13 - - - - N24 - - - -
N03 - - - - N14 - - - - N25 - - - -
N04 - - - - N15 - - - - N26 - - - -
N05 - - - - N16 - - - - N27 - - - -
N06 - - - - N17 - - - - N28 - - - -
N07 - - - - N18 - - - - N29 - - - -
N08 - - - - N19 - - - - N30 - - - -
N09 - - - - N20 - - - - N31 - - - -
N10 - - - - N21 - - - - N32 - - - -
N11 - - - - N22 - - - - N33 - - - -
Artificial musk A01 1472 136.50 1500 50.82 A12 1533 152.26 1960 74.87 A23 2090 166.23 2877 91.13
A02 1680 156.97 1675 60.11 A13 2165 198.12 2660 82.09 A24 2277 132.71 2934 75.52
A03 1540 170.86 1394 39.41 A14 2320 138.08 3127 65.03 A25 2002 208.39 2608 92.75
A04 1195 96.35 1163 50.42 A15 1803 258.38 2352 80.36 A26 2238 203.79 3019 67.11
A05 1054 135.87 989 30.34 A16 1702 293.47 2178 96.78 A27 2332 256.32 3080 100.51
A06 1773 136.72 1748 84.92 A17 2103 178.02 2739 70.47 A28 1930 133.50 2590 104.73
A07 1892 118.81 1840 62.96 A18 2242 135.05 2929 91.34 A29 2254 162.98 3007 53.77
A08 1541 169.84 1558 50.01 A19 1960 192.82 2415 61.85 A30 1901 95.81 2464 92.71
A09 1636 259.67 1711 43.36 A20 2142 255.93 2777 99.82 A31 2184 139.57 2902 170.90
A10 1463 156.69 1562 68.37 A21 2007 141.00 2565 118.15 A32 2111 179.70 2746 117.43
A11 2246 80.99 2392 64.08 A22 1542 216.27 1869 76.45 A33 2289 137.88 2946 69.23
  1. “-”: no peaks were detected (S/N < 3)