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  1. Taxine alkaloids

    Taxine alkaloids, which are often named under the collective title of taxines, are the toxic chemicals that can be isolated from the yew tree. The amount of taxine alkaloids depends on the species of yew, with Taxus baccata and Taxus cuspidata containing the most. The major taxine alkaloids are taxine A and taxine B although there are at least 10 different alkaloids. Until 1956, it was believed that all the taxine alkaloids were one single compound named taxine.The taxine alkaloids are cardiotoxins with taxine B being the most active. Taxine alkaloids have no medical uses but Paclitaxel and other taxanes that can be isolated from yews have been used as chemotherapy drugs.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taxine alkaloids in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taxine alkaloids in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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