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(Science: chemical) 6,7-dihydro-1,2,3,10-tetramethoxy-7-(methylamino)benzo(a)heptalen-9(5h)-one. An alkaloid isolated from colchicum autumnale l. And used as an antineoplastic.

Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, phytogenic.

chemical name: Benzo(a)heptalen-9(5H)-one, 6,7-dihydro-1,2,3,10-tetramethoxy-7-(methylamino)-, (S)-

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