Pharmacology. an alkaloid, C19H24ON2, obtained from pereira bark and formerly used as a quinine substitute.
Origin of pereirine
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Pereirine may be extracted from an acid solution, after alkalising with ammonia, by ether or benzene.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth