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Descriptor English: Alkaloids
Descriptor Spanish: Alcaloides
Descriptor Portuguese: Alcaloides
Descriptor French: Alcaloïdes
Entry term(s): Alkaloids, Plant
Plant Alkaloids
Tree number(s): D03.132
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000470
Scope note: Organic nitrogenous bases. Many alkaloids of medical importance occur in the animal and vegetable kingdoms, and some have been synthesized. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific groups or specific alkaloid; note entry term Plant Alkaloids: coordinate with specific plant if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
DeCS ID: 472
Unique ID: D000470
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: 2013/07/08
Alkaloids - Preferred
Concept UI M0000713
Scope note Organic nitrogenous bases. Many alkaloids of medical importance occur in the animal and vegetable kingdoms, and some have been synthesized. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Alkaloids
Plant Alkaloids - Narrower
Concept UI M0584991
Preferred term Plant Alkaloids
Entry term(s) Alkaloids, Plant



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