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Plant Vacuoles pp 425-433 | Cite as

Subcellular Localization of Primary and Second Cardiac Glycosides, and the Related 16′-O-Glucosyl-Transferase in Cell Suspension Cultures of Digitalis Lanata

  • Wolfgang Kreis
  • Ursula May
  • Ernst Reinhard
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 134)

Abstract

Plant cell cultures, like microorganisms, are able to effect structural modifications on exogenously supplied steroids (Reinhard, 1974; Stochs, 1980). In this context the biotransformation of cardiac glycosides by suspension-cultured Digitalis lanata cells (Reinhard et al., 1975) is of special interest because of the world-wide use of these compounds in the treatment of heart diseases.

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Plant Cell Culture Cardiac Glycoside Nylon Cloth Vacuolar Storage Cell Culture Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Kreis
    • 1
  • Ursula May
    • 1
  • Ernst Reinhard
    • 1
  1. 1.Pharmazeutisches InstitutUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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