erythroidine

erythroidine

[‚er·ə′thrō·ə‚dēn]
(organic chemistry)
C16H19NO3 An alkaloid existing in two forms: α-erythroidine and β-erythroidine, isolated from Erythrina species; β-erythroidine has an action similar to that of curare as a skeletal muscle relaxant.
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