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- n. Plural form of cardenolide.
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Many scientists say that the cardenolides contained in milkweed are poisonous to most potential predators thus protecting the spectacularly colored monarchs.
Biotransformation of cardenolides by plant cell cultures indicate a new possibility of making better use of these by-products.
Part V: Cytotoxic cardenolides from Cryptostegia grandiflora (Roxb.)