Definition of santonin in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A toxic crystalline compound present in santonica and related plants, used as an anthelmintic.
- Chemical formula: C15H18O3
- Tenulin and helenalin were obtained from Helenium amarum, whereas santonin was commercially supplied (Sigma) and isoalantolactone was purified from helenin (Sigma) as in Dupuis et al..
- However, we reported in a previous study that santonin, a eudesmanolide sesquiterpene lactone, exerts no effects on the differentiation of leukemia cells.
Words that rhyme with santoninBakunin • run-in • melanin
Definition of santonin in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.