Phytosteroid

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Digitoxin, a phytosteroid and cardiac glycoside found in digitalis.

Phytosteroids, also known as plant steroids, are naturally occurring steroids that are found in plants.[1] Examples include digoxin, digitoxin, diosgenin, and guggulsterone, as well as phytosterols like β-sitosterol and other phytoestrogens like isoflavones.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hugh L. J. Makin; D.B. Gower; B. Kirk (29 June 2013). Steroid Analysis. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 621–. ISBN 978-94-017-3078-5.