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brucine

(bro͞o`sēn), alkaloid similar to strychninestrychnine
, bitter alkaloid drug derived from the seeds of a tree, Strychnos nux-vomica, native to Sri Lanka, Australia, and India. It has been used as a rat poison for five centuries, and rat biscuits still remain a cause of accidental poisoning in humans.
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, bitter-tasting drug obtained from the poisonous seeds of Strychnos nux-vomica, a tree that grows in Sri Lanka, India, and N Australia. The dried seeds contain strychnine and brucine, both colorless crystalline alkaloids, as well as sugar, acid, and oil.
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brucine

[′brü‚sīn]
(organic chemistry)
C23H26N2O4 A poisonous alkaloid from the seeds of plant species such as Nux vomica; used in alcohol as a denaturant.
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The results of NMR spectrum of 9 show signals at 1.12-1.46, 1.85, 2.04-2.70, 2.87-3.42, 3.62-3.78, 3.90, 3.98, 5.88-5.97, and 7.20 ppm for brucine fragment; at 1.54, 1.86-1.87, 3.54, 4.02, and 4.62 ppm for cyclobutanone groups; at 1.96 and 2.74 ppm for methyl groups bound to cyclopentene ring; at 2.82-2.86 for methylene bound to both amino groups; at 3.80 and 3.93 ppm for methyl groups of brucine fragment; at 4.38 ppm for cyclopentene ring; at 5.16-5.70 ppm for oxazine group; at 6.90-7.00 and 7.30 ppm for phenyl group; at 7.04 and 7.38-7.80ppm for naphthalene group.
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