Biopolym. Cell. 2003; 19(5):432-435.
Structure and Function of Biopolymers
Mass-spectrometric investigation of composition and structure of steroid glycosides from Tribulus terrestris L. and Agave sisalana L.
1Pilipenko V. V., 1Sukhodub L. F.
  1. Institute of Applied Physics, NAS of Ukraine
    58, Petropavlivska Str., Sumy, Ukraine, 40030


252Cf time-of-flight plasma desorption mass-spectrometry (TOF-PDMS) was applied for investigation of hecogenine and diosgeninesteroid glycosides. Their molecular masses and the pathways of fragmentation of carbohydrate chain and steroid component of the molecule were established.


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