Chelidonium majus


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Chelidonium majus,

n See celandine.

Chelidonium majus

temperate zone plant of the family Papaveraceae; contains the isoquinoline alkaloid chelidonine; causes vomiting, colic and diarrhea, possibly somnolence. Called also greater celandine, celandine poppy.
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Holodd Wyn G Roberts, Pwllheli os oedd melynllys (llysiau'r wennol; Chelidonium majus yn ddiogel at ddefaid.
Evaluation of protective potentials of a potentized homoeopathic drug, Chelidonium majus, during azo dye induced hepatocarcinogenesis in mice.
Antibacterial Alkaloids from Chelidonium majus Linn (Papaveraceae) against clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Several other plants of the genus Papaveraceae are nowadays used to treat human tumors including Chelidonium majus, Sanguinaria canadensis L.
Y 'Greater Cleandine' yn Saesneg, a Chelidonium majus ydi'r enw gwyddonol.
This study demonstrates that chelidonine and an alkaloid extract from Chelidonium majus, which contains protoberberine and benzoiciphenanthridine alkaloids, has the ability to overcome MDR of different cancer cell lines through interaction with ABC-transporters, CYP3A4 and GST, by induction of apoptosis, and cytotoxic effects.