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Diosgenin

Diosgenin

(Science: chemical) (25r)-spirost-5-en-3-beta-ol. A steroid sapogenin which is isolated from various plants. Can be converted to ecdysone, pregnenolone, and progesterone. Synonym: nitogenin.

chemical name: Spirost-5-en-3-ol, (3beta,25R)-


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