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 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.
1998) and the 16-acetate derivative of gitoxigenin from Digitalis purpurea L.