Plant Toxins: Poison or Therapeutic?

Chemical Education

Authors

  • Catherine E. Housecroft Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, BPR 1096, Mattenstrasse 24a, CH-4058 Basel;, Email: catherine.housecroft@unibas.ch

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2533/chimia.2020.421

Keywords:

Cardiac glycoside, Education, Plants, Stereochemistry, Toxins

Abstract

Many plants that are classed as poisonous also have therapeutic uses, and this is illustrated using members of the Drimia and Digitalis genera which are sources of cardiac glycosides.

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Published

2020-05-27

How to Cite

[1]
C. E. Housecroft, Chimia 2020, 74, 421, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2020.421.