galanthamine


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ga·lan·tha·mine

(gă-lan'thă-mēn),
An alkaloid derived from Caucasian snowdrops (a white flower of early spring) Galanthus woronowii (family Amaryllidaceae); from Narcissus spp. An alkaloid with anticholinesterase properties; enjoys use in Eastern Europe.
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A key aim is to find alternative medicinal compounds from daffodil bulb residues once galanthamine has been extracted.
As previous reports shows, Galanthus gracilis collected from Yilanlidag/Mugla is hosting plant for 20 alkaloids of 7 Amaryllidaceae skeleton types which are phenanthridine, homolycorine, galanthamine, crinine, indole, tazettine and lycorine types.
Galanthamine solutions were prepared in concentration range from 1.6 to 25.00 [micro]M.
Galanthamine (30) showed protective effects on NO-mediated glutamate neurotoxicity when tested on primary cultures from the cerebral cortex of fetal rats.
While evaluating AChE inhibition in our lichen compounds, we found that perlatolic acid exhibited a higher inhibition ([IC.sub.50] = 6.8 [micro]M) than previously reported for the lichen compound biruloquinone ([IC.sub.50] = 27.1 [micro]M) and similar to that of the well-studied positive compound, galanthamine ([IC.sub.50] = 2.5 [micro]M).
Effect of cholinesterase inhibitor galanthamine on circulating tumor necrosis factor alpha in rats with lipopolysaccharide-induced peritonitis.
Nol yn 2006 gwnaeth y gwyddonydd Yr Athro Walker, ychydig o waith ar galanthamine yn y cennin Pedr gyda help Iger, gan arbrofi ar ddau blot, un yn Sir Benfro ac un ar y Mynyddoedd Du.
So far, only seven drugs Caproctamine, Donepezil, Galanthamine, Huperzine, Memantine, Rivastigmine, and Tacrine [9,10] have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) for the treatment of AD.
Tacrine, Donepezil, Rivastigmine, and Galanthamine are so far approved drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat AD in the US.
Galanthamine, an alkaloid from plants of the Amaryllidaceae family, is a selective reversible long-acting and competitive acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (AChEI).
Galanthamine is found only in the snowdrop and daffodil family; and, although it can be synthesized, the process is, rather unsurprisingly, costly and complex.