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BRIEF: Which part of the tomato plant contains the Tomatine?


QUESTION:
Which part of the tomato plant contains the Tomatine?

ANSWER:

The highest concentrations are in the stems and leaves. There are small amounts in the fruit, part of the distinctive flavor of tomatoes and potatoes comes from these alkaloids, but at concentrations too low to harm you.