Chelidonic

Chel`i`don´ic


a.1.(Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, the celandine.
Chelidonic acid
a weak acid extracted from the celandine (Chelidonium majus), as a white crystalline substance.
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With this new option from the patient, we started with an additional therapy known as Ukrain, a natural chemotherapeutic agent made from the modified alkaloid chelidonic acid, with selective cytotoxicity to cancer cells.
The root bark is also a source of vitamin C (citric acid), and contains chelidonic, malic and tartaric acids.
But also organic acids like chelidonic acid (Shen et al., 2001), citric acid, malic acid, or succinic acid were isolated from C.