digitoxose

dig·i·tox·ose

(dij'i-toks'ōs),
The sugar moiety obtained by mild acid hydrolysis of the glycosides digitoxin, gitoxin, and digoxin. The hydrolysis yields 3 moles of digitoxose for each mole of the respective aglycon.

digitoxose

a desoxy sugar, a metabolic product of digitoxin and gitoxin.
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The third reason concerns the three sugars on the endogenous digoxin, which appear to be digitoxose moieties.
Additionally, digitoxose sugars are not known to exist in mammals.
In the stomach, digitoxose sugars of digoxin are removed by gastric acid to form deglycosylated congeners (29).