Asclepias Publications

The discovery of cytotoxity in a cardiac glycoside present in Asclepias species has led to the publication of two research papers.

J.J. Araya, F. Binns, K. Kindscher, B.N. Timmermann. 2012. Verticillosides A-M: Polyoxygenated pregnane glycodies from Asclepias verticillata L. Phytochemistry 78, 179-189. [PDF file]

J.J. Araya, K. Kindscher, B.N. Timmermann. 2012. Cytotoxic Cardiac Glycosides and other compounds from Asclepias syriaca.  Journal of Natural Products 75, 400-407. [PDF file]