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Descriptor in English: Arecoline
Descriptor in Spanish: Arecolina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Arecolina
Descriptor in French: Arécoline
Entry term(s): Arecaline
Arecholin
Arecholine
Arecolin
Methylarecaidin
Tree number(s): D03.066.515.292
D03.132.080
D03.383.725.547.292
Scope note: An alkaloid obtained from the betel nut (Areca catechu), fruit of a palm tree. It is an agonist at both muscarinic and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. It is used in the form of various salts as a ganglionic stimulant, a parasympathomimetic, and a vermifuge, especially in veterinary practice. It has been used as a euphoriant in the Pacific Islands.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
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
Online Note: search NICOTINIC ACID 1969-71 & PARASYMPATHOMIMETICS 1966-68
History Note: 73(72); was see under NICOTINIC ACID 1969-72, was see under PARASYMPATHOMIMETICS 1963-68; ARECHOLIN was see ARECOLINE 1981-95
DeCS UI: 1118
Descriptor UI: D001115
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Arecoline - Preferred
Concept UI M0001674
Scope note An alkaloid obtained from the betel nut (Areca catechu), fruit of a palm tree. It is an agonist at both muscarinic and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. It is used in the form of various salts as a ganglionic stimulant, a parasympathomimetic, and a vermifuge, especially in veterinary practice. It has been used as a euphoriant in the Pacific Islands.
Preferred term Arecoline
Entry term(s) Arecaline
Arecholin
Arecholine
Arecolin
Methylarecaidin



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