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Descriptor in English: Tomatine
Descriptor in Spanish: Tomatina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tomatina
Descriptor in French: Tomatine
Tree number(s): D03.132.760.864
D09.408.934
Scope note: An alkaloid that occurs in the extract of leaves of wild tomato plants. It has been found to inhibit the growth of various fungi and bacteria. It is used as a precipitating agent for steroids. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 91(64); was see under ALKALOIDS 1964-90
DeCS UI: 14443
Descriptor UI: D014053
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Tomatine - Preferred
Concept UI M0021644
Scope note An alkaloid that occurs in the extract of leaves of wild tomato plants. It has been found to inhibit the growth of various fungi and bacteria. It is used as a precipitating agent for steroids. (From The Merck Index, 11th ed)
Preferred term Tomatine



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