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Descriptor in English: Ouabain
Descriptor in Spanish: Ouabaína
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ouabaína
Descriptor in French: Ouabaïne
Entry term(s): Acocantherin
Acolongifloroside K
G Strophanthin
G-Strophanthin
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.155.580.130.750.600
D09.408.180.810.600
Scope note: A cardioactive glycoside consisting of rhamnose and ouabagenin, obtained from the seeds of Strophanthus gratus and other plants of the Apocynaceae; used like DIGITALIS. It is commonly used in cell biological studies as an inhibitor of the NA(+)-K(+)-EXCHANGING ATPASE.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 65(63); was see under STROPHANTHIN (now STROPHANTHINS) 1963-64
DeCS UI: 10220
Descriptor UI: D010042
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Ouabain - Preferred
Concept UI M0015582
Scope note A cardioactive glycoside consisting of rhamnose and ouabagenin, obtained from the seeds of Strophanthus gratus and other plants of the Apocynaceae; used like DIGITALIS. It is commonly used in cell biological studies as an inhibitor of the NA(+)-K(+)-EXCHANGING ATPASE.
Preferred term Ouabain
Entry term(s) Acocantherin
Acolongifloroside K
G Strophanthin
G-Strophanthin



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