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Descriptor English: Ergot Alkaloids
Descriptor Spanish: Alcaloides de Claviceps
Descriptor Portuguese: Alcaloides de Claviceps
Descriptor French: Alcaloïdes de l'ergot
Entry term(s): Alkaloids, Clavine
Alkaloids, Ergot
Clavine Alkaloids
Tree number(s): D03.132.327
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004876
Scope note: Alkaloids originally isolated from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae). They include compounds that are structurally related to ergoline (ERGOLINES) and ergotamine (ERGOTAMINES). Many of the ergot alkaloids act as alpha-adrenergic antagonists.
Annotation:
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
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: poisoning:Ergotism
DeCS ID: 4959
Unique ID: D004876
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/13
Ergot Alkaloids - Preferred
Concept UI M0007656
Scope note Alkaloids originally isolated from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae). They include compounds that are structurally related to ergoline (ERGOLINES) and ergotamine (ERGOTAMINES). Many of the ergot alkaloids act as alpha-adrenergic antagonists.
Preferred term Ergot Alkaloids
Entry term(s) Alkaloids, Clavine
Alkaloids, Ergot
Clavine Alkaloids



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