Steroidal sapogenins in the seeds ofTrigonella coevulea


Recently representatives of the Trigonella genus have begun to attract attention as potential sources of diosgenin. The composition of the steroidal sapogenins of the seeds of fenugreek has been studied in most detail. Fenugreek seeds contain diosgenin, tigogenin, gitogenin, and their 25 epimers. The composition is so complex as to impede the isolation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00758096