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What is saponin?

Saponins are natural organic compounds which are frequently found in plants; they are a class of glycosides.
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What are saponins?

Saponins are a class of chemical compounds naturally found in plants, and have a foamy appearance. As phytonutrients, saponins, found in red wine, peas, beans, lentils, pean (MORE)

What is saponin glycosides?

these are componds whose aglycone part having soap like action . these having two types 1=tricyclic triterpenoid saponin 2=pentacyclic triterpenoid saponin
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How does a saponin work?

saponin removes cholesterol from cell membranes, leaving 100 Angstrom "holes" in the membrane, causing the cell to be permeable.