echinopsine

echinopsine

[‚ek·ə′näp‚sēn]
(organic chemistry)
C10H9O An alkaloid obtained from Echinops species; crystallizes as needles from benzene solution, melts at 152°C; physiological action is similar to that of brucine and strychnine.
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Besides seeds are reported to contain echinopsine (Khare, 2007).