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Rauwolfia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rauwolfia
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.456.500.777
Unique ID
D011926
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011926
Annotation
plant only; alkaloids = RAUWOLFIA ALKALOIDS or specifics
Scope Note
A plant genus of the APOCYNACEAE or dogbane family. Alkaloids from plants in this genus have been used as tranquilizers and antihypertensive agents. RESERPINE is derived from R. serpentina.
Entry Term(s)
Rauvolfia
Rauvolfia serpentina
Rauwolfia serpentina
Registry Number
txid4059
Related Numbers
txid4060
See Also
Secologanin Tryptamine Alkaloids
History Note
was in Cat B & D 1963-77
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Rauwolfia Preferred
Rauwolfia serpentina Narrower
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