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Strychnine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Strychnine
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.436.681.722
D03.633.100.473.402.681.722
D03.633.100.496.500.500.681.722
Unique ID
D013331
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013331
Scope Note
An alkaloid found in the seeds of STRYCHNOS NUX-VOMICA. It is a competitive antagonist at glycine receptors and thus a convulsant. It has been used as an analeptic, in the treatment of nonketotic hyperglycinemia and sleep apnea, and as a rat poison.
Entry Term(s)
Strychnine Nitrate
Pharm Action
Convulsants
Poisons
Glycine Agents
Registry Number
H9Y79VD43J
Related Numbers
57-24-9
O642E96711
CAS Type 1 Name
Strychnidin-10-one
Public MeSH Note
NUX VOMICA was heading 1963-78
Online Note
use STRYCHNINE to search NUX VOMICA 1966-78
History Note
NUX VOMICA was heading 1963-78
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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