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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.

    The Majestic Monarch Butterfly

  • Biotransformation of cardenolides by plant cell cultures indicate a new possibility of making better use of these by-products.

    Chapter 8

  • Part V: Cytotoxic cardenolides from Cryptostegia grandiflora (Roxb.)

    Chapter 5


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