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- Berkov, Strahil; Georgieva, Lilija; Kondakova, Violeta; Viladomat, Francesc; Bastida, Jaume; Atanassov, Atanas; Codina, Carles
- Biochemical systematics and ecology 2013 v.46 pp. 152-161
- Alzheimer disease; Leucojum aestivum; acetylcholinesterase; biosynthesis; chemotypes; gas chromatography; lycorine; mass spectrometry; medicine; mountains; Balearic Islands; Bulgaria; Danube River
- ... Leucojum aestivum, an industrial source of the acetylcholinesterase inhibitor galanthamine, shows a great chemodiversity in its alkaloid synthesis. Samples from various geographically distinct populations from Bulgaria and the Balearic Islands were studied by GC–MS. The alkaloid pattern of the plants of L. aestivum (subsp. pulchellum) from the Balearic Islands were dominated by crinine type compou ...