Agent Name

Cassaine

CAS Number

468-76-8

Formula

C24-H39-N-O4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(Dodecahydro-7beta-hydroxy-1alpha,4bbeta,8,8-tetramethyl-10-oxo-2(1H)-phenanthrenylidene)acetic acid 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl ester; (E)-3beta-Hydroxy-14alpha-methyl-7-oxopodocarpane-delta13alpha-acetic acid 2-(dimethylamino)-ethyl ester; Acetic acid, (dodecahydro-7-hydroxy-1,4b,8,8-tetramethyl-10-oxo-2(1H)-phenanthrenylidene)-, 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl ester, (1R-(1alpha,2E,4aalpha,4bbeta,7beta,8aalpha,10abeta))-; Nervocidine; Podocarpane-delta(13,alpha)-acetic acid, 3beta-hydroxy-14alpha-methyl-7-oxo-, 2-(dimethylamino)ethyl ester, (E)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

Glossy solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Cardiotonic extracted from the bark of the of Erythrophloeum guineense tree; [Merck Index]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Plants- cardiac glycosides"; [HSDB]

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