hydrastine


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hy·dras·tine

(hī-dras'tēn),
An alkaloid of hydrastis; an isoquinoline chemically related to narcotine. (+) hydrastine is a GABA14 antagonist and convulsant.

hydrastine

(hī-drăs′tēn′, -tĭn)
n.
A poisonous white alkaloid, C21H21NO6, obtained from the root of the goldenseal and formerly used locally to treat inflammation of mucous membranes.
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