Steroidal saponins from the genus Allium

  title={Steroidal saponins from the genus Allium},
  author={Danuta Sobolewska and Klaudia Michalska and Irma Podolak and Karolina Grabowska},
  journal={Phytochemistry Reviews},
Steroidal saponins are widely distributed among monocots, including the Amaryllidaceae family to which the Allium genus is currently classified. Apart from sulfur compounds, these are important biologically active molecules that are considered to be responsible for the observed activity of Allium species, including antifungal, cytotoxic, enzyme-inhibitory… CONTINUE READING