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  • n. Any of a family of diterpenoid lactones found in Ginkgo


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  • Corey, professor of chemistry at Harvard University, synthesized a ginkgo compound called ginkgolide B, thus increasing the commercial possibilities for this herb in the United States.

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  • Among other things, ginkgolide B is being investigated in the prevention of the rejection of transplanted organs.

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  • Active ingredients include flavone glycosides (including ginkgolide), bioflavins, sitosterol, lactones and anthocyanin.

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