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cardiac glycoside

[‚kärd·ē‚ak ′glī·kə‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
A class of naturally occurring glycosides that exhibit the ability to strengthen the contraction of heart muscles.
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In summary, this case serves as a timely reminder that careful consideration and thought should be given prior to the use of cardiac glycosides.
3,4) Contrary to cardiac glycosides, and most intravenous and oral inotropes, pimobendan does not increase myocardial oxygen consumption.
It is one of many plants that contain cardiac glycosides.
The hexane extract however contains glycosides, flavonoids and cardiac glycosides while the ethanol extract contains alkaloids, sterols, tannins, phlobatannins and volatile oil.
Also Cardiac glycoside was found to have a acaricidal effect against larva and adult stages of the camel tick (21).
Cardiac glycosides and pregnanes from Adenium obesum (studies on the constituents of Adenium 1).
officinale revealed the following metabolites: Carbohydrates, Glycosides, Cardiac glycosides, Saponins, Steroids and Triterpenes, others are Flavonoids and Tannins.
In seven updated and clearly organized chapters, scientists from Germany, the UK, and Australia overview the biochemistry, physiology, and function of secondary metabolism and review the major groups of secondary metabolites: alkaloids and betalains, cyanogenic glucosides, glucosinolates and nonprotein amino acids, phenyl propanoids and related phenolics, terpenoids, cardiac glycosides, and saponins.
4) Cardiac Glycosides (Keller-killiani Test): Small quantity of each extract was diluted in 5 ml of distilled water.
Scientists in Sweden have found that cardiac glycosides, which are a family of naturally-derived drugs used to treat congestive heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms, may be used against colon cancer as well.
KEY DRIVERS KEY CHALLENGES SIGNS OF INDUSTRY INVESTMENT TABLE 4 SWOT ANALYSIS ON BOTANICAL DRUG DEVELOPMENT TABLE 5 KEY SIGNS OF INVESTMENT IN BOTANICAL AND OTHER PLANT-DERIVED DRUGS BOTANICAL DRUGS DEFINED UNDERSTANDING THE REGULATORY PROCESS TABLE 6 DISTINCTIONS AMONG PRODUCTS THAT USE PLANTS MEDICINALLY THE FIRST APPROVED BOTANICAL A GROWING PIPELINE FIGURE 2 INDS IN THE FDA BY THERAPEUTIC AREA (NUMBER) OVERALL PHARMA LANDSCAPE TABLE 7 TOP PHARMA COMPANIES BY REVENUE, 2007 ($ BILLIONS) MAJOR CLASSES OF PLANT DRUGS Terpenes and Steroids Terpenes Steroids Alkaloids and Glycosides Alkaloids Ergot Alkaloids Morphine Alkaloids Vinca Alkaloids Glycosides Cardiac Glycosides Anthraglycosides Phenols E.