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(Science: chemistry) A poisonous alkaloid glucoside extracted from the berries of common nightshade (solanum nigrum), and of bittersweet, and from potato sprouts, as a white crystalline substance having an acrid, burning taste.

Synonym: solonia, and solanina.

Origin: L. Solanum nightshade.

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... yohimbine, reserpine, emetine Purine group: Xanthines: caffeine, theobromine, theophylline Terpenoid group: Aconite alkaloids: aconitine Steroids: solanine, samandarin Betaines (quaternary ammonium compounds): muscarine, choline, neurine Pyrazole group: pyrazole, fomepizole http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alkaloids ...

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