tropane alkaloids

tropane alkaloids (trōˑ·pān alˑ·k·loidz),

n.pl powerful substances found in several plants, including deadly nightshade, jimson weed, henbane, and European mandrake, that inhibit or block the action of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter. Adverse effects include dry mouth, blurred vision, delirium, and drowsiness.
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White henbane) is one of solanaceous plants witch are rich in tropane alkaloids especially atropine and scopolamine, this is why are widely used in medicine for their mydiatic, antispasmodic, anticholinergic, analgesic and sedative properties [23].
Influence of Urea fertilization on tropane Alkaloids content of henbane under hydroponic conditions.
grahamii (Butterfly flower, family Solanaceae), which is known to contain tropane alkaloids (Cretton et al.
In addition to tropane alkaloids key products include Calcium sennosides, Colchicine, Enoxolone, Hysocine-N-Butylbromide, Nicotine, Thiocolchicoside and Vinpocetine.
Tropane alkaloids (3,6ditigloxytropane) are esters of various tropic acids and derivatives of pyrrolidinepiperidine alkaloids.
4-D and 1% sucrose enhances the production of Tropane alkaloids where the amount of alkaloids was 0.
The chemistry of Erythroxylum is characterized by the presence of tropane alkaloids (Chin et al.
Tropane alkaloids are synthesized in roots and then transported to the aerial parts of the plant [7].
Astrong-scented annual or biennial herb, which all its parts contain tropane alkaloids such as hyoscyamine and scopolamine that are natural plant compounds used as pharmaceuticals ingredients [2].
The production of tropane alkaloids and growth of belladonna (Atropa belladonna) HR are influenced by the composition of the culture medium [4].
Tropane alkaloids or their extracts are commonly used in medical applications as muscle relaxants, analgesics, tranquilizers or even psychotropic drugs.