Indolizidine alkaloid | definition of indolizidine alkaloid by Medical dictionary
e.g. swainsonine (occurs in plants such as Astragalus, Swainsonia and Oxytropis spp.) and castanospermine (occurs in Castanospermum spp.). Inhibit α-mannosidase.
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Flueggedine (33), a highly symmetric [2 + 2] cycloaddition indolizidine alkaloid dimer, was isolated from the twigs and leaves of Flueggea virosa.
A novel axisymmetric indolizidine alkaloid dimer from Flueggea virosa.