purpurea glycosides A, purpurea glycosides B


purpurea glycosides A, purpurea glycosides B
The cardioactive precursor glycosides of Digitalis purpurea; they are structurally identical with desacetyl-lanatosides A and B, respectively. SEE ALSO: lanatosides A, B, and C.

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