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Digitonin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Digitonin
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.155.580.130.500.236
D09.408.180.261.236
Unique ID
D004072
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004072
Scope Note
A glycoside obtained from Digitalis purpurea; the aglycone is digitogenin which is bound to five sugars. Digitonin solubilizes lipids, especially in membranes and is used as a tool in cellular biochemistry, and reagent for precipitating cholesterol. It has no cardiac effects.
Entry Term(s)
Digitin
Pharm Action
Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number
KOO5CM684H
Related Numbers
11024-24-1
CAS Type 1 Name
beta-D-Galactopyranoside, (2alpha,3beta,5alpha,15beta,25R)-2,15-dihydroxyspirostan-3-yl) O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-3)-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl-(1-2)-O-(beta-D-xylopyranosyl-(1-3))-O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4
Previous Indexing
Digitalis Glycosides (1966-1972)
Indicators and Reagents (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
79; was see under DIGITALIS GLYCOSIDES 1975-78
History Note
79(73); was see under DIGITALIS GLYCOSIDES 1975-78
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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