The principal toxin ofDelphinium brownii Rydb., and its mode of action
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- Aiyar, V.N., Benn, M.H., Hanna, T. et al. Experientia (1979) 35: 1367. doi:10.1007/BF01964013
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Examination ofD. brownii, a stock-poison of Western Canada, revealed that the principal toxin was methyllycaconitine: a potent neuromuscular blocking agent which appears to act competitively at nicotinic receptors.