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Title: Proscillaridin  
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Subject: List of MeSH codes (D04), ATC code C01, Ouabain, Scilliroside, Cardiac glycoside
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
5-[(3S,8R,9S,10R,13R,14S,17R)- 14-hydroxy- 10,13-dimethyl- 3-((2R,3R,4R,5R,6R)- 3,4,5-trihydroxy- 6-methyltetrahydro- 2H-pyran-2-yloxy)- 2,3,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17-tetradecahydro- 1H-cyclopenta[a]phenanthren- 17-yl]- 2H-pyran- 2-one
3β-Rhamnosido- 14β-hydroxybufa- 4,20,22-trienolide
Clinical data
CAS Registry Number  N
ATC code C01
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  Y
Chemical data
Formula C30H42O8
Molecular mass 530.650

Proscillaridin is a cardiac glycoside, a kind of drug that can be used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat). It is of the bufanolide type and can be obtained from plants of the genus Scilla and in Drimia maritima (Scilla maritima).[1]


  1. ^ Kedra, M.; Kedrowa, S. (1968). "Clinical evaluation of Proscillaridin A, a glycoside of Scilla maritima". Polski tygodnik lekarski (Warsaw, Poland : 1960) 23 (19): 714–716.  

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