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- n. Alternative form of phalloidin.
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One fifty-millionth of a gram of phalloidine injected into a mouse is fatal in one to two days.
Work on the poisonous agent in the "death cap" mushroom led to the isolation of the crystalline cyclopeptides phalloidine and amanitine; work on the pigment of butterflies led to the discovery of the biologically important class of pterin compounds.