Definition of Digitonin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A glycoside, obtained from ''Digitalis purpurea'', that is used as a detergent and whose aglycone is digitogenin. ¹



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Definition of Digitonin

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Digitonin

1. See saponin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digitonin

digitises
digitising
digitizability
digitizable
digitization
digitizations
digitize
digitized
digitized target
digitized targets
digitizer
digitizers
digitizes
digitizing
digitlike
digitonin (current term)
digitonin reaction
digitonins
digitorium
digitoriums
digitoxicity
digitoxigenin
digitoxigenins
digitoxin
digitoxins
digitoxose
digits
digitule
digitules
digitus

Literary usage of Digitonin

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1. Laboratory manual for the detection of poisons and powerful drugs by Wilhelm Autenrieth (1921)
"Even very dilute hydrochloric acid hydrolyzes digitonin into ... digitonin crystallizes from alcohol in fine needles which soften at 235° and become yellow. ..."

2. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"digitonin resembles in its physiological action quillaja- saponin, ... digitonin cryst, is digitonin Kiliani. digitonin Kiliani is pure, crystalline, ..."

3. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1896)
"or "German digitalin," consists principally of digitalein, with some digitonin and digitalin. Digitalein, in consequence of its ready solubility in water, ..."

4. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"digitonin resembles in its physiological action quillaja- saponin, and on hydrolysis ... digitonin cryst. is digitonin Kiliani. digitonin Kiliani is pure, ..."

5. Poisons: Their Effects and Detection by Alexander Wynter Blyth, Meredith Wynter Blyth (1906)
"digitonin may be obtained in crystals by treating German digitalin witli water, adding alcohol to the solution, and then shaking with ether ; after a time ..."

6. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"In the quantitative estimation of cholesterin in liver fat the values obtained by precipitation with digitonin (gravimetric analysis) and those obtained by ..."

7. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"The cholesterol dissolves in the xylene and the insoluble digitonin remains ... This solution is treated with ai% solution of digitonin in hot 90% alcohol ..."

8. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"digitonin dissolves to a clear solution in 50 pares of cold 30 pc alcohol, is more soluble on heating, and crystallises on cooling in fine needles. ..."

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