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Substance Name: Modeccin
RN: 65988-88-7


  • From Modecca Digitata Harv, passifloracea growing in austral Africa; fruits & roots are very poisonous to man; also isolated from Adenia digitata.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

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  • Mutation Data
  • Natural Product
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Modeccin


  • Adenia digitata modeccin
  • Modeccin
  • Modeccin (Adenia digitata)
  • Modeccin toxin

Systematic Names

  • Modeccin
  • Toxin, adenia digitata (modecca digitata), modeccin

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 65988-88-7

System Generated Number

  • 0065988887


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 2300mg/kg (2300mg/kg)   "CRC Handbook of Antibiotic Compounds," Vols.1- , Berdy, J., Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 1980Vol. 8(1), Pg. 109, 1982.
mouse LD50 unreported 1250ng/kg (0.00125mg/kg)   Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. Vol. 79, Pg. 1176, 1977.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 1300ng/kg (0.0013mg/kg)   Biochemical Journal. Vol. 174, Pg. 491, 1978.