triterpenoid saponins


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triterpenoid saponins (trīˈ·terˑ·p·noid saˑ·p·ninz),

n.pl glycosides produced by plants used as foaming agents in beverages, emulsifiers, and detergents.
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Chemical constituents: Seeds contain a volatile oil and triterpenoid saponins.
As a result of further phytochemical studies, one new (ocimuside, 1) and one known (ilexoside, 2) triterpenoid saponins were isolated from the methanol extract of the aerial parts of Ocimum basilicum.
This contribution may be due to the biocidal aspects of triterpenoid saponins, the main component of the plant extract, which may have favoured the sanitation of the root environment, possibly acting on nematodes, which damage the root system (Ritzinger, Borges, Ledo, & Caldas, 2007), resulting in better root development than with only HS application.
Triterpenoid saponins, the main bioactive compounds of Polygala tenuifolia Willd, are easily hydrolyzed to polygalacic acid (PA).
Evaluation of novel antioxidant triterpenoid saponins from the halophyte Salicornia herbacea " Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol.
Avicins, a family of triterpenoid saponins from Acacia victoriae (Bentham), inhibit activation of nuclear factor-kappaB by inhibiting both its nuclear localization and ability to bind DNA.
Evaluation of biological activities of triterpenoid saponins from Maesa lanceolata.
The triterpenoid saponins occurring in Panax Ginseng are known to have psychoactive properties and therefore there is a possibility that other triterpenoid saponins found in the Carophyllaceae family may also have psychoactive properties that requires further research.
Recent progress in the synthesis of naturally occurring triterpenoid saponins.