Alkaloid from potato (Solanum tuberosum). Glycosides, (esp. Solanines and chaconine) are trace toxic constits. of potato tubers (esp. greened tubers), and interbreeding of potatoes with wild strains may increase their concn. or introduce other more toxic, solanidine glycosides Solanidine is a steroidal alkaloid, and its glycosides have been reported to have caused poisoning in man and animals. Solanidine is present in sera of healthy individuals and in amounts dependent on their dietary potato consumption. (PMID: 4007882)

Solanidine Health Effects