A new cytotoxic cholestane bisdesmoside from Ornithogalum saundersiae bulbs.

@article{Mimaki1996ANC,
  title={A new cytotoxic cholestane bisdesmoside from Ornithogalum saundersiae bulbs.},
  author={Yoshihiro Mimaki and Minpei Kuroda and Akihiko Kameyama and Yutaka Sashida and Tomoya Hirano and Kitaro Oka and Kazuo Koike and Tamotsu Nikaido},
  journal={Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry},
  year={1996},
  volume={60 6},
  pages={1049-50}
}
Bioassay-guided fractionation of the MeOH extract of Ornithogalum saundersiae bulbs led to the isolation of a new cholestane bisdesmoside with potent cytotoxic activities toward leukemia HL-60 and MOLT-4 cells. The structure was deduced mainly from spectroscopic information.