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Glycoside from red squill, the red variety of Urginea maritima (family Liliaceae); used as a rodenticide.
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scillirosideA potent emetic agent isolated from sea onion (Urginea maritima), once used as a rat poison. Scilliroside production was discontinued worldwide in 1980.
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