Cymarin

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Cymarin
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Synonyms Cymarine; K-Strophanthin-α; NSC 7522; Strophantin K; WV 90043a; k-Strophanthin-α
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ECHA InfoCard 100.007.353
Chemical and physical data
Formula C30H44O9
Molar mass 548.665 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
Melting point 148 °C (298 °F)
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Cymarin (or cymarine) is a cardiac glycoside. Apocynum cannabinum used as a source of fiber by Native Americans and Apocynum venetum (Chinese: 羅布麻) used as a herbal tea in China both contain cymarin.[1] Cymarin is a cardiac glycoside and an anti-arrhythmia and cardiotonic agent.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edible and Medicinal plants of the West, Gregory L. Tilford, ISBN 0-87842-359-1
  2. ^ http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=539061#x94