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Tomatine

Known as: Tomatine [Chemical/Ingredient], beta-D-Galactopyranoside, (3beta,5alpha,22beta,25S)-spirosolan-3-yl O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-2)-O-(beta-D-xylopyranosyl-(1-3))-O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)- 
An alkaloid that occurs in the extract of leaves of wild tomato plants. It has been found to inhibit the growth of various fungi and bacteria. It is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background Alpha-tomatine (α-tomatine) is the major saponin in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). This study investigates the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Tomato plants ( Lycopersicon esculentum ) synthesize the glycoalkaloids dehydrotomatine and alpha-tomatine, possibly as a defense… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The tomato saponin alpha-tomatine has been proposed to kill sensitive cells by binding to cell membranes followed by leakage of… Expand
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2005
2005
The alkaloids solanine and tomatine and the polyene antibiotic nystatin were tested in vitro against the entomopathogenic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Tomato plants (Lycopersicon esculentum) synthesize the glycoalkaloids dehydrotomatine and alpha-tomatine, possibly as a defense… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Soluble or sub-unit protein vaccines alone are incapable of generating antigen-specific cellular immune responses. This failure… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The phytonutrient intake associated with tomato consumption depends also on cultivar and fruit ripening stage. This work… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Tomatoes contain the steroidal glycoalkaloid tomatine, which has been reported to form strong, insoluble complexes with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
ABSTRACT alpha-Tomatine, synthesized by Lycopersicon and some Solanum species, is toxic to a broad range of fungi, presumably… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
α-Tomatine, an alkaloid in tomato plants, is toxic to an endoparasite of a major lepidopterous pest of tomatoes. The parasite… Expand
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