Taxus brevifolia

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Related to Taxus brevifolia: Tsuga heterophylla, Taxol
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Synonyms for Taxus brevifolia

small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America

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Taxol from Taxus brevifolia is used for ovarian and breast cancer.
Gibson, in Ithaca, New York, says paclitaxel, the generic term for taxol, originally came from the bark of the rare Pacific yew tree, Taxus brevifolia Nutt.
Taxane alkaloids - the same class of diterpene alkaloids that has produced the cancer-mitigating compound, taxol, from Taxus brevifolia Nutt.