- an alkaloid extracted from curare, used as a muscle relaxant in surgery. Formula: C 19 H 26 ON 2
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Doctor, are you acquainted with the poison known as curari or curarine?The Lost Despatch
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Curarine did not seem to have any effect on the poisonous action.
Curarine was first separated by Preyer in a crystalline form in 1865.
Curarine chromate is distinguished from strychnine chromate by its amorphous character, and by its comparatively easy solubility.
The alcohol is evaporated to dryness, and any curarine extracted from this residue with water.