Definition of Solanine

1. n. A poisonous alkaloid glucoside extracted from the berries of common nightshade (Solanum nigrum), and of bittersweet, and from potato sprouts, as a white crystalline substance having an acrid, burning taste; -- called also solonia, and solanina.



Definition of Solanine

1. Noun. (organic compound) A poisonous glycoalkaloid found in many species of the nightshade family. ¹

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Definition of Solanine

1. a poisonous alkaloid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Solanine

1. A poisonous alkaloid glucoside extracted from the berries of common nightshade (Solanum nigrum), and of bittersweet, and from potato sprouts, as a white crystalline substance having an acrid, burning taste. Synonym: solonia, and solanina. Origin: L. Solanum nightshade. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solanine

solanaceous alkaloids
solanaceous vegetable
solanapyrone
soland
solander
solanders
solands
solanezumab
solania
solanicine
solanidanine
solanidine
solanidine glucosyltransferase
solanidines
solanin
solanine (current term)
solanines
solanins
solano
solanochromene
solanoid
solanos
solans
solant goose
solanum
solanums
solapsone
solar
solar-system
solar-type

Literary usage of Solanine

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1. Laboratory manual for the detection of poisons and powerful drugs by Wilhelm Autenrieth (1921)
"solanine is not uniformly distributed in all parts of the potato plant but is ... Schmiedeberg and Meyer found 0.024 gram of solanine per kilogram of peeled ..."

2. A Textbook of the pharmacology and therapeutics, or the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1901)
"solanine breaks up on being heated with acids into sugar and a base, ... The action of solanine is almost identical with that of ..."

3. Poisons: their effects and detection by Alexander Wynter Blyth (1895)
"Properties of solanine.—The reaction of the crystals is weakly alkaline ... solanine is soluble in 8000 parts of boiling water, 4000 parts of ether, ..."

4. Micro-chemistry of poisons: Including Their Physiological, Pathological, and by Theodore George Wormley (1885)
"OF SOLUTIONS OF solanine.—In the following investigations, in regard to the behavior of solutions of solanine, a sample of colorless crystallized solanine ..."

5. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"solanine, warmed or boiled with dilute sulphuric or hydrochloric acid, ... 800) remarks that Gmelin's analysis of solanine may represented by the formula ..."

6. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1871)
"Obtained by adding excess of solanine to a solution of В in cold water, and evaporating iu a vacuum. — Colourless gum, of faint acid reaction, decomposed by ..."

7. Laboratory Manual for the Detection of Poisons and Powerful Drugs by Wilhelm Autenrieth, William Homer Warren (1915)
"Such substances are ether, alcohol, chloroform, alkalies, gallic acids, solanine, etc. The saponins described above are also powerful haemolytic agents. ..."

8. Laboratory Manual for the Detection of Poisons and Powerful Drugs by Wilhelm Autenrieth, William Homer Warren (1915)
"Such substances are ether, alcohol, chloroform, alkalies, gallic acids, solanine, etc. The saponins described above are also powerful ..."

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