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The Thai Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Abstract

Purified hydrobromide salt of alkaloid dioscorine was extracted from wild yam tubers (Dioscorea hispida). In mice, this alkaloid had strong central nervous system stimulant effect, resulting in convulsions and death with LD50 being 31.6 mg/kg. The alkalo...

Publisher

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

First Page

9

Last Page

20

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