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Descriptor English:   Catharanthus 
Descriptor Spanish:   Catharanthus 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Catharanthus 
Synonyms English:   Catharanthus roseus
Madagascar Periwinkle
Periwinkle, Madagascar
Vinca rosea
Vinca roseas
rosea, Vinca  
Tree Number:   B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.456.500.260
Definition English:   A plant genus of the family Apocynaceae. It is the source of VINCA ALKALOIDS, used in leukemia chemotherapy. 
History Note English:   2002 
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:   35684 
Unique Identifier:   D030008 

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