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A major alkaloid from Colchicum autumnale L. and found also in other Colchicum species. Its primary therapeutic use is in the treatment of gout, but it has been used also in the therapy of familial Mediterranean fever (PERIODIC DISEASE).

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Tree Number(s): D03.132.225

MeSH Unique ID: D003078

Registry Number: SML2Y3J35T

Entry Terms:

  • Colchicine, (R)-Isomer
  • Colchicine, (+-)-Isomer

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