Chemical constituents: Roots, bark and seeds contain cardio-active glycosides, formerly designated as neriodorin, and karabin, pregnanolone, cardenolide
glysocide (Prajapati et al.
Periplogenin is a cardenolide
isolated from Aegle marmelos, commonly known as Bael in the traditional Indian system of medicine .
Milkweed host plant utilization and cardenolide
sequestration by monarch butterflies in Louisiana and Texas, p.
Molecular formula of Cerberin: Others: Cerberoside, Cerleaside A, Odollin, Odollotoxin, Thevetin, Cerapain, 17-alpha neriifolin, 17-beta neriifolin, Cardenolide
glycoside, Tanghinin, Deacetyl tanghinin.
Digitalis purpurea P5[beta]R2, encoding steroid 5[beta]-reductase, is a novel defense-related gene involved in cardenolide
Content of cardenolide
glycosides in Convallaria majalis L.
Identification of a novel cardenolide
(2"-oxovoruscharin) from Calotropis procera and the hemisynthesis of novel derivatives displaying potent in vitro antitumor activities and high in vivo tolerance: structure-activity relationship analyses.
Entire plant Cardiac glycosides (Apocynaceae) of the cardenolide
glycosides of the drug are qualitatively digitoxin-like in their action, but generally weaker, probably due to the lower rate of absorption.
While some plant families responded to elevated carbon dioxide by increasing cardenolide
production, most decreased production by as much as 50 percent.
Evolutionary and ecological implications of cardenolide
sequestration in the monarch butterfly.
1991, "A cardenolide
tetraglyoside from Oxystelma esculentum, " Phytochemistry, 30, pp.