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Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77(Posters (PO)), 252; doi:10.3797/scipharm.oephg.21.PO-53 (registering DOI)

Steroidal Saponins from the Bulbs of Lilium candidum L.

Department of Pharmacognosy and Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, Comenius University, Odbojárov 10, 832 32 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Flemingovo nám. 2, 116 10 Praha 6, Czech Republic
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Received: 16 April 2009 / Accepted: 16 April 2009 / Published: 16 April 2009
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Lilium candidum L., Liliaceae belongs to plants used in folk medicine because of anti-inflammatory effects. Alcoholic and oil extracts from this plant are used externally for ulcers, inflammation, furuncles, finger ulcers, reddened skin, burns, injuries as well as for cosmetic preparations. Different types of compounds have been isolated and identified from this species including orga-nic acids, flavonoids, nitrogenous and steroid compounds. Steroidal saponins of the spirostane and furostane type are very common in this species and have been isolated from different Lilium species up to now.
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HALADOVÁ, M.; MUČAJI, P.; BUDĚŠÍNSKÝ, M.; VOKÁČ, K.; CVAČKA, P.; EISENREICHOVÁ, E.; GRANČAI, D. Steroidal Saponins from the Bulbs of Lilium candidum L.. Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77, 252.

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