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Cinchona MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cinchona
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.456.937.250
Unique ID
D002929
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002929
Annotation
plant only: alkaloids = CINCHONA ALKALOIDS
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cinchona pubescens
Peruvian Bark
Red Cinchona
Registry Number
txid43462
Related Numbers
txid50278
See Also
Cinchona Alkaloids
History Note
was in Cat B & D 1963-76
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Cinchona Preferred
Cinchona pubescens Narrower
Peruvian Bark Related
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