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A class of cardiac glycosides containing a five-membered lactone ring (for example, the Digitalis glycosides).
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Cryptosin-a new cardenolide in tissue culture and intact plants of Cryptolepis buchanani Roem & Schult.
We hypothesized that a physiological cost of defense would be best indicated by a coupling between the Pn impairment and gross cardenolide defense induction from manual or insect defoliation on A.
It has not yet been established which mammalian cardenolide would be the best candidate as a biomarker for HF or which combination in blood would best be suited as early biomarkers.
(28) to couple cardenolide compounds to KLH/BSA through their rhamnose sugar moieties (Fig.
Collectively these data indicate that our assay detects a digitalislike compound, i.e., a cardenolide whose steroid moiety has the cis-trans-cis configuration between its ring junctions.
Evolutionary and ecological implications of cardenolide sequestration in the monarch butterfly.
Identification of a novel cardenolide (2-oxovoruscharin) from Calotropis procera and the hemi synthesis of novel derivatives displaying potent in vitro antitumor activities and high in vivo tolerance: Structure-activity relationship analyses.
In experiments, bloodflowers grown in outdoor enclosures under high carbon dioxide concentrations, around 760 parts per million, don't make as much medicinal cardenolide as normal, Hunter and colleagues report July 9 in Ecology Letters.
Chemical constituents: Roots, bark and seeds contain cardio-active glycosides, formerly designated as neriodorin, and karabin, pregnanolone, cardenolide glysocide (Prajapati et al., 2003; Khare, 2007).
El Sayed et al., "The cardenolide glycoside acovenoside a affords protective activity in doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in mice," The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol.
Liu, "Cytotoxicity of cardenolides and cardenolide glycosides from Asclepias curassavica," Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol.
Molecular formula of Cerberin: Others: Cerberoside, Cerleaside A, Odollin, Odollotoxin, Thevetin, Cerapain, 17-alpha neriifolin, 17-beta neriifolin, Cardenolide glycoside, Tanghinin, Deacetyl tanghinin.