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A New Triterpenoid Sapogenin of Animal Origin (Sea Cucumber)

Naturevolume 191pages7576 (1961) | Download Citation

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IN earlier papers one of us (T. Y.)1 reported the isolation, chemical properties, and toxicity to fish and warm-blooded animals, of crystalline saponin from the body wall of the sea cucumber, Holothuria vagabunda, and designated this as a new saponin, holothurin.

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    Yamanouchi, T., Pub. Seto Mar. Biol. Lab., 4 (2–3), 183 (1955); Teikoku Gakushiin Hokoku, 73 (1942); Zool. Mag., 55, 87 (1943); Folia Pharmacologica Japonica, 38, fasc. 2, 115 (1943).

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    Nigrelli, R. F., Zoologica (New York), 37, 89 (1952).

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    Chanley, J. D., Ledeen, R., Wax, J., Nigrelli, R. F., and Sobotka, H., J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 81, 5180 (1959).

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    • TAKAO MATSUNO

    Present address: Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

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  1. Kyoto College of Pharmacy, Kyoto, Japan

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