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Descriptor English: Cinchona
Descriptor Spanish: Cinchona
Descriptor Portuguese: Cinchona
Descriptor French: Cinchona
Entry term(s): Bark, Peruvian
Cinchona pubescens
Cinchona, Red
Cinchonas
Cinchonas, Red
Peruvian Bark
Red Cinchona
Red Cinchonas
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.456.937.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002929
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: plant only: alkaloids = CINCHONA ALKALOIDS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: was in Cat B & D 1963-76
Related: China boliviana DeCS
China officinalis DeCS
Cinchona Alkaloids MeSH
DeCS ID: 2955
Unique ID: D002929
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Cinchona - Preferred
Concept UI M0004486
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Cinchona
Entry term(s) Cinchonas
Peruvian Bark - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0480368
Scope note The raw material from which QUININE was extracted.
Preferred term Peruvian Bark
Entry term(s) Bark, Peruvian
Cinchona pubescens - Narrower
Concept UI M0592130
Preferred term Cinchona pubescens
Entry term(s) Cinchona, Red
Cinchonas, Red
Red Cinchona
Red Cinchonas



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