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  • n. An acetogenin found in fruits such as the guanabana, frequent consumption of which is implicated in Parkinson's disease.

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  • Researchers in Taiwan reported in 2003 that the main graviola acetogenin, annonacin, was highly toxic to ovarian, cervical, breast, bladder and skin cancer cell lines at very low dosages saying; "... annonacin is a promising anti-cancer agent and worthy of further animal studies and, we would hope, clinical trials."

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