anagyrine


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anagyrine

[‚an·ə′jī‚rēn]
(organic chemistry)
C15H20N2O A toxic alkaloid found in several species of Lupinus in the western United States; acute poisoning produces nervousness, depression, loss of muscular control, convulsions, and coma.
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After several rounds of testing with pregnant cattle, Keeler determined the alkaloid anagyrine was the primary substance in lupines that affects cattle.