digitoxigenin


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dig·i·tox·i·gen·in

(dij'i-toks'ĭ-jen'in),
The aglycon derived from digitoxin; can be prepared by refluxing digitoxin in a mixture of water, alcohol, and hydrochloric acid.

digitoxigenin

/di·gi·toxi·ge·nin/ (-tok″sĭ-je´nin) the steroid nucleus that is the aglycone of digitoxin.

digitoxigenin

a metabolic product of the cardioactive alkaloids, digitoxin and gitoxin.
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The mass to charge ratios (m/z) for ions monitored for sodium adducts of DTN, bis-DTN, mono-DTN, and digitoxigenin were 787.
Analyses of HPLC fractions of a serum sample to which 60 [micro]g/L DTN, 40 [micro]g/L bis-DTN, 20 [micro]g/L mono-DTN, and 60 [micro]g/L digitoxigenin were added resulted in apparent DTN values of 52, 48, 16, and 27 [micro]g/L by the ACS:180 DTN assay, respectively.
Analyses of DTN and congeners by LC/MS resulted in the following elution times (minutes): DTN, 24; bis-DTN, 15; mono-DTN, 11; digitoxigenin, 8.
Their data suggested that the glucuronide conjugate of mono-DTN was less biologically active than DTN and digitoxigenin.