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poisoning of germinated potato

Potato (Solanum tuberosum), commonly known as potato or sweet potato, belongs to Solanaceae and contains solanine. The toxic component is solanine (C45H73O15N), also known as potato toxin, which is a weakly basic glycoside alkaloid, also known as solanine, which is soluble in water, easily decomposed in case of acetic acid, and can be detoxified by high heat and thorough cooking. Solanine is corrosive...



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