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Descriptor English:   Ergot Alkaloids 
Descriptor Spanish:   Alcaloides de Claviceps 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Alcaloides de Claviceps 
Synonyms English:   Alkaloids, Clavine
Alkaloids, Ergot
Clavine Alkaloids  
Tree Number:   D03.132.327
Definition English:   Alkaloids originally isolated from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae). They include compounds that are structurally related to ergoline (ERGOLINES) and ergotamine (ERGOTAMINES). Many of the ergot alkaloids act as alpha-adrenergic antagonists. 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Ergot Alkaloids/poisoning use Ergotism
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   4959 
Unique Identifier:   D004876 

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