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- Davis, T. Zane; Lee, Stephen T.; Collett, Mark G.; Stegelmeier, Bryan L.; Green, Benedict T.; Buck, Steven R.; Pfister, James A.
- Journal of agricultural and food chemistry 2015 v.63 no.7 pp. 2092
- poisonous plants, etc ; Ageratina altissima; poisoning; humans; exercise; blood serum; enzyme activity; goats; hexane; ketones; milk; milk sickness; plant extracts; toxicity; tremetone; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... White snakeroot (Ageratina altissima) is a sporadically toxic plant that causes trembles in livestock and milk sickness in humans that drink tainted milk. The putative toxin in white snakeroot is tremetone and possibly other benzofuran ketones, even though it has not been demonstrated in vivo. Toxic white snakeroot was dosed to goats, and they developed clinical signs of poisoning, exercise intole ...