saponins


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sap·o·nins

(sap'ō-ninz),
Glycosides of plant origin characterized by the properties of foaming in water and of lysing cells (as in hemolysis of erythrocytes when saponins are injected into the bloodstream); powerful surfactants; many have antibiotic activities.

sap·o·nins

(sap'ō-ninz)
Glycosides of plant origin characterized by properties of foaming in water and of lysing cells; powerful surfactants; many have antibiotic activities.
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Moreover, the existence of 20(R)-ocotillol type saponins in nature is fewer than other saponins.
Concentration of saponins, cyanogenic glycosides and alkaloids of trees species consumed by cattle in acahuales of low deciduous forest.
terrestris-derived saponins on apoptosis in normal human keratinocytes exposed to UVB, as well as their antitumoral activity.
Phytochemical screening showed tannins, flavonoids, alkaloids, saponins, cardiac glycosides and phenols were present in the extract.
indica derived compound classified as saponins, is a heterogenous mixture of molecules varying both in their aglycone and sugar moieties.
Five animals that received the extract of saponins died between 10 and 20min post-administration.
where [M.sub.t] is the concentration of saponins at time, t (%), [M.sub.0] is the initial concentration of saponins (%), t is time in hour basis (h), and [k.sub.1] and [k.sub.2] describe the Peleg rate ([h%.sup.-1]) and the Peleg capacity constant (%-1), respectively.
Emulsions are cost-effective vaccine adjuvants, and their combination with saponins is a promising way to increase the efficacy of veterinary vaccines.
After analysis, results show that carbohydrates, reducing sugars, tannins, alkaloids, and saponins were present in the extract (Table 2).
* Mechanisms of dyslipidemia-ameliorating effects of saponins from Trigonella foenum-graecum seeds were firstly explicated through accelerating cholesterol metabolism and reverse cholesterol transport and inhibiting 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase in both serum and liver.