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Colchicine

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Colchicine

(Science: drug) alkaloid (400 D) isolated from the autumn crocus (colchicum autumnale) that blocks microtubule assembly by binding to the tubulin heterodimer (but not to tubulin).

as a result of interfering with microtubule reassembly will block mitosis at metaphase.