santonin


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san·to·nin

(san'tō-nin),
The inner anhydride or lactone of santoninic acid, obtained from santonica, the unexpanded flower heads of Artemisia cina and other species of Artemisia (family Compositae); has been used to effect expulsion of roundworms (Ascaris lumbricoides), and in the treatment of urinary incontinence.
[G. santonikon, wormwood]

santonin

(săn′tə-nĭn)
n.
A colorless crystalline compound, C15H18O3, obtained from species of wormwood, especially santonica, and formerly used as an anthelmintic.
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Our aim was to synthesize the new chemical entities derived from santonin with oxadiazole moiety and to evaluate them for the antimicrobial activities.
Santoninic acid is quite unstable and relactonized back to santonin due to its kinetic nature.
Shah, Studies on the Antiinflammatory, Antipyretic and Analgesic Activities of Santonin.
Keywords: Polygonatum verticillatum Rhizome Extract Lipoxygenase Urease Santonin.
Table-3: In vitro quantitative inhibition of urease and lipoxygenase by Santonin.
Various species of this genus are utilized in folk medicine system and also transported to other countries for their santonin extraction.
The activity of 1 and 2 was more potent than Santonin and p-anisaldehyde whose [ED.