hydrastine

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hydrastine

[′hī·dra‚stēn]
(organic chemistry)
C21H21NO6 An alkaloid isolated from species of the family Ranunculaceae and from Hydrastis canadensis; orthorhombic prisms crystallize from alcohol solution, melting point 132°C; highly soluble in acetone and benzene, soluble in chloroform, less soluble in ether and alcohol.