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Compound Summary for: CID 441071

Strychnine

Also known as: Strychnin; Strychnidin-10-one; (-)-Strychnine; Stricnina; UNII-H9Y79VD43J; Sanaseed; Strychnos; 57-24-9; CHEBI:28973
Molecular Formula: C21H22N2O2   Molecular Weight: 334.41158   InChIKey: QMGVPVSNSZLJIA-FVWCLLPLSA-N
An alkaloid found in the seeds of STRYCHNOS NUX-VOMICA. It is a competitive antagonist at glycine receptors and thus a convulsant. It has been used as an analeptic, in the treatment of nonketotic hyperglycinemia and sleep apnea, and as a rat poison.   From: MeSH
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