castanospermine


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castanospermine

(ˌkæstənəʊˈspɜːmiːn)
n
a substance obtained from the Australian chestnut or black bean tree
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australe contain an indolizidine alkaloid castanospermine, a trihy-droxyindolizidine alkaloid 7-Deoxy-6-epi-castanospermine and a pyrrolizidine alkaloid Australine which have been shown to inhibit several glucosidases (Orwa et al.
Effects of the anti-inflammatory compounds castanospermine, mannose-6-phosphate and fucoidan on allograft rejection and elicited peritoneal exudates.
The lesions of locoweed (Astragalus mollissimus), swainsonine, and castanospermine in rats.
5 NATURE that the drugs castanospermine and 1-deoxynojirimycin (dNM) hinder HIV's ability to infect monocytes and lymphocytes in cell cultures by at least 100-fold.
Inhibition of experimental metastasis by castanospermine in mice: blockage of two distinct stages of tumor colonization by oligosaccharide processing inhibitors.