sapogenin


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sapogenin

(ˌsæpəˈdʒɛnɪn; səˈpɒdʒənɪn)
n
(Chemistry) a crystalline substance derived from saponin
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Present research reports on another Sudanese sapogenin source, Balanites aegyptiaca, particularly the two important sapogenin by-products of the kernels, namely, balanites kernel oil (BKO) and kernel crude protein.
2104) have shown that cycloastragenol, a bioactive triterpenoid sapogenin from Chinese herbal medicine Radix astragali stimulated calcium mobilization in a dose dependent manner in 3T3-L1 preadipocytes, linking this response with a decrease in the lipid droplets accumulation.
pastures have varying degrees of toxicity associated with saponin levels, indicating that protodioscin (saponins in Brachiaria decumbens), that when hydrolyzed form sapogenin, diosgenin and yamogenin.
RYR also contains sterols including beta-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol, sapogenin, isoflavones, monounsaturated fatty acids, decalins and other biphenolic compounds, azaphilones and other lactone ring compounds, GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid), dimerumic acid, and citrin.
Officigenin, a New Sapogenin of Guaiacum officinale J Nat Prod 1984;47:977-982.
Basically, chemical structure of saponins consists of a sugar moiety (glucose, galactose, glucoronic acid, xylose, rhamnose, or methylpentose) that glycosidically linked to a hydrophobic aglycone or sapogenin (Francis et al.
Diosgenin in fenugreek is a steroidal sapogenin and is one of the compounds of fenugreek extract which acts as cortisone, and consequently, reduces anxiety (19).
A steroid sapogenin constituent of fenugreek seed is a precursor of steroid hormones, such as progesterone and anti- inflammatory steroids, such as cortisone (Norton, 1998).
They are characterized by the number of sugar chains attached to the triterpene or steroid aglycone backbone, also called sapogenin.
Quantitative high-performance liquid chromatographic method for the estimation of hecogenina and tigogenin in the leaves and sapogenin concentrates of Agave sisalana, J.