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Introduction: Strychnine

Description of Strychnine

Strychnine: Strychnidin-10-one. A poisonous alkaloid isolated from the seeds of the genus Strychnos.
Source: Diseases Database

Strychnine: extremely poisonous alkaloid which causes excitation of the central nervous system by blocking postsynaptic inhibition of neural impulses.
Source: CRISP

Strychnine: An alkaloid found in the seeds of STRYCHNOS NUX-VOMICA. It is a competitive antagonist at glycine receptors and thus a convulsant. It has been used as an analeptic, in the treatment of nonketotic hyperglycinemia and sleep apnea, and as a rat poison.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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