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20 (S) -protopanaxadiol (PPD)

20-S-protopanaxadiol, PPD

It is the aglycone and the final product of the hydrolysis of protopanaxadiol panaxosides in the gut:

20-O-glucosyl-protopanaxadiol

R1 = -H
R2 = -H

  • In animals (rat), the antidepressant effect was as strong as fluoxetine. In addition, it protected the brain from oxidative stress. ( Xu2010sag )

| 10.7.2016