bufanolide


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bu·fan·o·lide

(bū-fan'ō-līd),
The fundamental steroid lactone of several vegetable (for example, squill) and animal (for example, toad) venoms or toxins; also found in the form of glycosides in plants (for example, digitalis).
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CBG and other bufanolide steroid compounds have been reported to have similar chemical structures to digitoxigenin (Figure 1) and to possess both pharmacological and toxicological effects in in vitro and in vivo studies.