Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 316–318 | Cite as

An investigation of the roots of Apocynum androsaemifolium and A. cannabinum for their cardenolide content

  • G. L. Genkina
  • K. Kh. Khodzhaev
  • T. T. Shakirov
  • N. K. Abubakirov


The roots ofA.androsaemifolium L. andA.cannabinum L. grown in different climatic zones of the Soviet Union have cardiotonic glycosides of identical compositions. The amounts of the individual glycosides undergo pronounced fluctuations according to the growth site of the plants.


Glycoside Moisture Content Cardenolides Pronounced Fluctuation Fold Filter Paper 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Genkina
  • K. Kh. Khodzhaev
  • T. T. Shakirov
  • N. K. Abubakirov

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