Definition of brucine in English:
A highly toxic alkaloid present in nux vomica.
- Chemical formula: C23H26N2O4
- Anthocleista nobilis contains the alkaloids brucine and loganine and has been noted to be antispasmodic and neurotropic, having a marked hypotensive effect.
- The difference between the R F values of strychnine and brucine is only 0.15-0.18 even under the optimum conditions.
- ‘Well,’ replied Monte Cristo ‘suppose, then, that this poison was brucine, and you were to take a milligramme the first day, two milligrammes the second day, and so on.’
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan