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Descriptor English:   Cinchona 
Descriptor Spanish:   Cinchona 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Cinchona 
Synonyms English:   Bark, Peruvian
Cinchona pubescens
Cinchona, Red
Cinchonas, Red
Peruvian Bark
Red Cinchona
Red Cinchonas  
Tree Number:   B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.456.937.250
Definition English:   A genus of rubiaceous South American trees that yields the toxic CINCHONA ALKALOIDS from their bark; QUININE; QUINIDINE; chinconine, cinchonidine and others are used to treat MALARIA and CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   plant only: alkaloids = CINCHONA ALKALOIDS
See Related English:   China boliviana
China officinalis
Cinchona Alkaloids
History Note English:   was in Cat B & D 1963-76 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   2955 
Unique Identifier:   D002929 

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