tetrahydropalmatine

tetrahydropalmatine (teˈ·tr·hīˈ·drō·pälˑ·m·tīn),

n an alkaloid derived from the tuber of corydalis,
Corydalis turtschaninovii, and various other species of plants and acts as a pain-relieving and sleep-inducing agent. It is the active ingredient in Chinese jin bu huan anodyne capsules. Fatigue, vertigo, drowsiness, and nausea are possible side effects. In children, overdose results in respiratory depression and bradycardia. In adults, overdose leads to hepatitis. Also called
THP.
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Tetrahydropalmatine (THP), (1) chemical name 5,8,13,13a-tetrahydro-2,3,9,10-tetramethoxy-6H-dibenzo [a,g] quinolizine, is the principal neuroactive alkaloid of various plants e.
Left-turning tetrahydropalmatine in Chinese tablets.
cordifolia contains numerous alkaloids which includes berberine, palmatine, tembetarine, magnoflorine, choline, tinosporin, isocolumbin and tetrahydropalmatine, berberine and palmatine is found to be present in surplus amounts (Singh et al.
Therefore, in our study, eight relevant compounds: paeoniflorin in RPA, dehydrocostus lactone in RA, prim-O-glucosylcimifugin and 5-0-methylvisammioside in RS, tetrahydropalmatine in RC, atractylenolide II and atractylenolide III in RAM, 2,3,5,4'-tetrahydroxystilbene-2-O-[beta]-D-glucoside in CPM were selected for analysis through the HPLC technology.
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