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Toxiferine

toxiferine

(Science: chemical) A curare alkaloid that is a very potent competitive nicotinic antagonist at the neuromuscular junction.

Pharmacological action: neuromuscular nondepolarising agents, nicotinic antagonists.

Chemical name: Toxiferine I, 2,2',16,16'-tetradehydro-16,16',17,17'-tetrahydro-


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