Alkaloids

Some articles on alkaloids:

Lancewood (wood) - Chemical Constituents
... A large number of chemical compounds, including flavonoids, alkaloids, and acetogenins, have been extracted from the seeds and many other parts of these plants ... Flavonoids and alkaloids have shown antibacterial properties, and have been used for treatment of medical conditions, such as skin disease, intestinal worms, and ... Flavonoids and alkaloids contained in the leaves and bark of several species of the family have shown insecticidal properties ...
Duboisia Myoporoides - Uses
... The leaves are a commercial source of pharmaceutically useful alkaloids ... The same alkaloids render all plant parts poisonous ... The leaves contain a number of alkaloids, including hyoscine (scopolamine), used for treating motion sickness, stomach disorders, and the side effects of cancer therapy ...
List Of Me SH Codes (D03) - MeSH D03 --- Heterocyclic Compounds - MeSH D03.132 --- Alkaloids - MeSH D03.132.436 --- Indole Alkaloids
... MeSH D03.132.436.613 --- psilocybine MeSH D03.132.436.681 --- secologanin tryptamine alkaloids MeSH D03.132.436.681.077 --- ajmaline MeSH D03.132.436.681.077.650 ...
Stephania Tetrandra - Chemistry
... Stephania alkaloids have curare-like action, and can selectively inhibit T-cell-dependent immune reactions ... The root contains many isoquinoline alkaloids tetradrine (0.6-0.9%), fangchinoline (0.5%), cyclanoline (0.1%) and dimethyltetrandrine iodide (muscle relaxant) ... The main active alkaloids are tetrandrine (12 to 23 grams/kg) and fangchinoline (0.3–3 mg/kg) ...

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