Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 221–225 | Cite as

Conformations of the sugars found in cardiac glycosides

  • I. F. Makarevich


On the basis of calculated and, for some of the compounds, experimentally determined figures, the most stable conformational formulas of all the monosaccharides present in cardiac glycosides have been determined. It has been shown that the majority of monosaccharides of the L-series are present in the 1-C form while the monosaccharides of the D-series are present in the C-1 form. It has also been established that the glycosidic centers in the cardenolides exhibit all types of conformational linkages: ee, ea, ae, and aa.


Monosaccharide Cardiac Glycoside Cardenolides Isopropylidene Strophanthidin 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. F. Makarevich
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  1. 1.Khar'kov Chemical and Pharmaceutical Scientific-Research InstituteUSSR

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