thevetin

thevetin

a cardiac glycoside which occurs in Thevetia peruviana.
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In our study the predominant plant involved was yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana) the toxic components being thevetin, thevetoxin, etc.
PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS: Toxins identified: Cerberin (Monoacetyl neriifolin), Cerberoside, Odollin, Odollotoxin, Thevetin, Cerapain, 17-alpha neriifolin, 17-beta neriifolin, Tanghinin, Deacetyl tanghinin.
2005) confirmed the presence of Cardiotonic glycoside Neeriifolin' which has insecticidal property and Thevetin that work as heart stimulant.
cerebrin, (Apocynaceae) neriifolin, thevetin Xanthium Entire plant when Carboxytractylo- strumarium L.
Although these patients recovered from cardiac glycoside poisonings following antidotal and supportive therapies, approximately 2,000 deaths occur each year in Sri Lanka following intentional self-poisoning with yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana) seeds, which contain two highly cardiotoxic thevetin glycosides.
Several glycosides have been extracted from various parts of Thevetia peruviana plant, with the major one being thevetin [22, 23].
Similarly, yellow oleander which contains a poison called thevetin also possesses cardiac glycosides, which is deadly for human beings and most mammals," he said.