sanguinarine


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san·gui·na·rine

(sang'gwi-nā'rēn),
An alkaloid obtained from the bloodroot plant, Sanguinaria canadensis, used to treat and remove dental plaque.

sanguinarine

(săng′gwĭn-ă-rĭn)
A benzophenanthridine alkaloid available as an oral rinse and toothpaste. It is used to treat dental plaque and gingivitis.

san·gui·na·rine

(sang'gwi-nār'ēn)
Alkaloid used to treat and remove dental plaque.

sanguinarine

one of the isoquinoline alkaloids found in chelidonium majus.
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Structural modification of sanguinarine and chelerythrine and their antibacterial activity.
It contains a red alkaloid, sanguinarine, that supposedly exhibits antifungal, antitumor, and antibacterial properties.
CN purified from bovine brain, CaM, EGTA, EDTA, CsA, and tacrolimus were purchased from SigmaAldrich; okadaic acid (OA) from Ascent Scientific; and sanguinarine chloride (SC) from Tocris Bioscience.
For Corydalis cheilanthifolia, the process boosted the overproduction of the desired macleyin, while limiting the undesired sanguinarine ratio from 27 to 263 (p<0.
As it is clear in secondary metabolite pathway of morphine production, it is a bridge in the middle region of the pathway which caused to produce Sanguinarine from TYDC products (Figure 4).
Reports have also shown that sanguinarine (a plant extract) with high in vitro antimicrobial activity against oral pathogens did not reproduce that activity clinically, possibly due to limited oral retention [18,5].
A clinical comparison of antibacterial mouthrinses: effects of chlorhexidine, phonolics, and sanguinarine on dental plaque and gingivitis.
VRIF is a Colorado Limited Partnership formed in 1987 to fund development of a product containing sanguinarine to treat periodontal disease.
The goal of this study was to investigate the antimicrobial activity of bee venom and its main component, melittin, alone or in two-drug and three-drug combinations with antibiotics (vancomycin, oxacillin, and amikacin) or antimicrobial plant secondary metabolites (carvacrol, benzyl isothiocyanate, the alkaloids sanguinarine and berberine) against drug-sensitive and antibiotic-resistant microbial pathogens.
Sanguinaria conadensis Alkaloids such as sanguinarine, protopine, cholerythrine; and chelidone acid.
A clinical comparison of antibacterial mouthrinses: effects of chlorhexidine, phenolics and sanguinarine on dental plaque and gingivitis.
This extract contains sanguinarine, which is the active anti-plaque ingredient found in Viadent toothpaste and oral rinse, an over-the-counter regimen designed to reduce gum inflammation and treat gingivitis.