A novel polyoxygenated 5 beta-cholestane diglycoside, named galtonioside A,
was isolated from the bulbs of Galtonia candicans by way of a cytotoxicity
-guided fractionation procedure against HL-60 leukemia cells. Galtonioside
A showed differential cytotoxicity in the Jpn. Fdn. for Cancer Res. 38 cell
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