It differs from paricine in its proportion of hydrogen, and from berberine in containing more carbon.
But this similarity only holds in the north, and is now shown to be due to berberine immigration into Kordofan.
The inner bark and roots yield a fine yellow dye (berberine).
"I have never had any real trouble with them," she continued with a little gesture of pride towards the disappearing berberine.
berberine ber·ber·ine (bûr'bə-rēn')
A bitter-tasting yellow plant alkaloid used as an antipyretic and antibacterial agent.