solanine

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solanine Heat‐stable toxic compound (a glycoside of the alkaloid solanidine), found in small amounts in potatoes, and larger and sometimes toxic amounts in sprouted potatoes and when they become green through exposure to light. Causes gastrointestinal disturbances and neurological disorders; 20 mg solanine per 100 g fresh weight of potato tissue is the upper acceptable limit.

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