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castanospermine

Definitions

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  • n. A pyrrolizidine alkaloid, found in seeds of trees of the genus Castanosperma, that is a glucosidase inhibitor

Etymologies

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Castanosperma +‎ -ine

Examples

  • Fassbender K, Gulbins E, Liu Y, Rieschel M, et al. (2002) Glycosylation processing inhibition by castanospermine prevents experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by interference with IL-2 receptor signal transduction.

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