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Muscarine

"Muscarine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A toxic alkaloid found in Amanita muscaria (fly fungus) and other fungi of the Inocybe species. It is the first parasympathomimetic substance ever studied and causes profound parasympathetic activation that may end in convulsions and death. The specific antidote is atropine.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscarine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscarine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 8 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2005
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