gitoxigenin


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gitoxigenin

[jə‚täk·sə′jen·ən]
(pharmacology)
C23H34O5 Platelike crystals, used as a cardiotonic drug.
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Some of these compounds include tubocurarine, morphine, codeine, aspirin, atropine, pilocarpine, ephedrine, vinblastine, vincristine, taxol, podophyllotoxin, camptothecin, digitoxigenin, gitoxigenin, digoxigenin, capsaicin, allicin, curcumin, and artemisinin.
Some of the useful plant drugs include vinblastine, vincristine, Taxol, Podophyllotoxin, camptothecin, digitoxigenin, gitoxigenin, digoxigenin, tubocurarine, morphine, codeine, aspirin, atropine, Pilocarpine, capsicum, Ellison, curcumin, artemesinin and ephedrine among others.
This is consistent with the findings that the acetyl derivative of boswellic acid {3-0-acetyl-11-keto-[beta]-boswellic acid (AKBA)} from Boswellia serratia (Shao et al., 1998) and the 16-acetate derivative of gitoxigenin from Digitalis purpurea L.