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Saponins

"Saponins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A type of glycoside widely distributed in plants. Each consists of a sapogenin as the aglycone moiety, and a sugar. The sapogenin may be a steroid or a triterpene and the sugar may be glucose, galactose, a pentose, or a methylpentose.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Saponins" by people in this website by year, and whether "Saponins" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2014
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