Arizona flora: The sterols of Peniocereus greggii

John C. Knight, George Pettit

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Roots of the cactus Peniocereus greggii have been found to contain sucrose, peniocerol, desoxyviperidone, viperidone, viperidinone, and β-sitosterol. Two other sterols, which may be artifacts arising from desoxyviperidone, were also isolated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)477-482
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1969

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Science
  • Horticulture

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