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(Science: chemical) [(6-deoxy-alpha-l-mannopyranosyl)oxy]-14-hydroxybufa-4,20,22-trienolide. A cardiotonic glycoside isolated from scilla maritima var. Alba (squill).

Pharmacological action: anti-arrhythmia agents, cardiotonic agent, enzyme inhibitors.

Chemical name: Bufa-4,20,22-trienolide, 3-((6-deoxy-alpha-L-mannopyranosyl)oxy)-14-hydroxy-, (3beta)-