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Substance Name: Bufanolides
ID: D002018000


  • Cyclopentanophenanthrenes with a 6-membered lactone ring attached at the 17-position and SUGARS attached at the 3-position. They are found in BUFONIDAE and often possess cardiotonic properties.

Classification Codes

  • Cardiotonic Agents
  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Protective Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Bufanolides

MeSH Heading

  • Bufanolides


  • Bufadienolides
  • Bufatrienolides

Registry Number

  • D002018000