A toxic glycoside isolated from lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis); used as a radiotonic agent and for its digitalislike actions.
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Even the water you place cut lily-of-the-valley flowers in can contain deadly traces of convallatoxin, which intensifies the heart's contractions.
Convallatoxin induces apoptosis in HCT116 colorectal cancer cells.
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