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Arecoline MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Arecoline
Tree Number(s)
D03.066.515.292
D03.132.080
D03.383.725.547.292
Unique ID
D001115
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001115
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.
Entry Term(s)
Arecaline
Arecholin
Arecholine
Arecolin
Methylarecaidin
Pharm Action
Cholinergic Agonists
Registry Number
4ALN5933BH
Related Numbers
63-75-2
CAS Type 1 Name
3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methyl-, methyl ester
Previous Indexing
Nicotinic Acids (1969-1972)
Parasympatholytics (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
73; was see under NICOTINIC ACID 1969-72, was see under PARASYMPATHOMIMETICS 1963-68; ARECHOLIN was see ARECOLINE 1981-95
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
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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