Steroidal Glycosides from Nicotiana Tabacum L. Seeds and their Biological Activity

  • S. A. Shvets
  • O. N. Gutsu
  • P. K. Kintia
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 405)


During recent years steroidal spirostanol and furostanol glycosides have attracted the attention of researchers as biologically active material having an independent importance due, first of all, to the diversity of their biological action1. The present work reports the isolation of spirostanol and furostanol glycosides from Nicotiana tabacum L. seeds, elucidation of their chemical structure, and establishment of some of their biological activities for the first time.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Shvets
    • 1
  • O. N. Gutsu
    • 1
  • P. K. Kintia
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of GeneticsAcademy of ScienceChisinauMoldovia

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