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Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp 300–301 | Cite as

Steroid sapogenins ofYucca gloriosa

  • T. A. Pkheidze
  • O. S. Madaeva
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Conclusions

It has been shown that the leaves ofYucca gloriosa L. yield about 1% of pure tigogenin and about 0.01% of a saturated dihydroxysapogenin with the composition C27H44O4 of unknown structure; smilagenin and gitogenin are present as impurities.

Keywords

Petroleum Ether Acetic Anhydride Diosgenin Crystalline Substance Sodium Sulfite 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. A. Pkheidze
    • 1
    • 2
  • O. S. Madaeva
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Ordzhonikidze All-Union Chemical and Pharmaceutical Scientific-Research InstituteUSSR
  2. 2.Kutateladze Institute of Pharmacological Chemistry, AS Georgian SSRUSSR

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