Definition of Anemonin. Meaning of Anemonin. Synonyms of Anemonin

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Definition of Anemonin

Anemonin
Anemonin A*nem"o*nin, n. (Chem.) An acrid, poisonous, crystallizable substance, obtained from some species of anemone.

Meaning of Anemonin from wikipedia

- Anemonin is a compound found in plants of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). It is the dimerization product of the toxin protoanemonin and is easily...
- The findings in some Ranunculus species of, for example, protoanemonin, anemonin, may justify the uses of these species against fever, rheumatism and rubefacient...
- the plant, protoanemonin comes into contact with air and dimerizes to anemonin, which is further hydrolyzed to a non-toxic carboxylic acid. Römpp, Hermann;...
- level. As other Ranunculaceae, this plant is toxic because it contains anemonin. Zepigi, Marinella. "Ranunculus platanifolius L." Forum Acta Plantarum...
- drying of these plants, the protoanemonin toxin dimerizes to non-toxic anemonin, which is further hydrolyzed to non-toxic dicarboxylic acids. Cooking of...
- toxic. By drying the herb, protoanemonin is dimerized to the non-toxic anemonin. Medieval herbalists believed it could be used to treat liver diseases...
- palustris. This species contains a number of noxious chemicals such as anemonin, a trait it shares with other ranunculids, and this is probably the reason...
- generally eaten by vertebrates. A. richardsonii contains antibiotics, mainly anemonin and protoanemonin, which actively fight against most common bacteria. It...
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