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noun

  1. [organic compound] An intensely poisonous alkaloid, extracted from aconite.

Explanation

Aconitine is a toxin produced by the Aconitum plant, also known as devil’s helmet or monkshood. Monkshood is notorious for its toxic properties. In China, aconitine is also used as a herbal medicine against pain.

  • also known as 乌头碱

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Google previewThe American Journal of Clinical Medicine (1915)

Aconitine is an agent that tends to equalize the circulation and relieve the congestion of acutely inflamed parts. It is an agent that dissipates the fury of the storm before the damage is done, and breaks its force. It is a mildly acting remedy and ...

Google previewThe Medical News (1902)

The physiological studies of Liegeois, Guil- leaud, Laborde and others show that aconitine is a poison of the central nervous system, which it stimulates first to paralyze later. It likewise paralyzes the peripheric nervous system (sensory, motor ...

Google previewList of Substances of the Competent Federal Government and Federal State Authorities (2014)

Category "Plants and plant parts" by Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz

Aconitine is a strong nerve and muscle poison, numbness, paraesthesia, paralysis (Wink/Wyk), cardiac ...

Google previewThin Layer Chromatography in Phytochemistry (2008)

by Monika Waksmundzka-Hajnos, Joseph Sherma, Teresa Kowalska

Aconitine is a highly poisonous alkaloid, which is a neurotoxin. Aconitine is used for creating models of cardiac arrhythmia. For the separation of aconitine ...

Google previewPrinciples And Practice Of Toxicology In Public Health (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Aconitine is a toxin produced by the Aconitum plant, also known as devil's helmet or monkshood. Monkshood is very notorious for its toxic properties. In China, aconitine is also used as a herbal medicine against pain. Aconitum, also known as ...

Google previewCold Frame (2015)

A Novel by P. T. Deutermann

Aconitine is a by-product of the monkshood plant. Extremely poisonous, and known to be so for centuries. The other case, Logan, is more complex. You're describing the effects of what possibly might be a saxitoxin, commonly produced by ...

Google previewA is for Arsenic (2015)

The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup

Aconitine is an agonist; it binds to a site on the ...

Google previewNeuroscience (2016)

Biology, Human biology by CTI Reviews

Aconitine is a toxin produced by the Aconitum plant, also known as devil's helmet or monkshood. Monkshood is very notorious for its toxic properties. In China, aconitine is also used as a herbal medicine against pain. Apamin is an 18 amino ...

Google previewSystematics and Evolution of the Ranunculiflorae (2012)

by Uwe Jensen, Joachim W. Kadereit

The Delphiniinae are toxic by producing characteristic, diterpene alkaloids; aconitine is a well-known physiologically active substance of the “Aconiti tuber” drug. Aconitum species were also used as medical plants in East Asia; in China they ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Guide to the Hazardous Properties of Chemical Substances (2016)

Chemistry, Chemistry by CTI Reviews

Aconitine: Aconitine is a highly poisonous alkaloid derived from various aconite species. Uses It is a neurotoxinthat opensTTXsensitive Na+ channels in the heart and other tissues, and is usedforcreating modelsof cardiac arrhythmia.

Google previewClinical Neurotoxicology , Syndromes, Substances, Environments, Expert Consult (2016)

Medicine, Toxicology by CTI Reviews

Aconitine is a toxin produced by the Aconitum plant, also known as devil's helmet or monkshood. Monkshood is very notorious for its toxic properties. In China, aconitine is also used as a herbal medicine against pain. Physostigmine is a ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

aconitine is an alkaloid from monk's hood or wolfsbane (Aconitum napellus) and other Aconitum spp.

Google previewChemistry for Pharmacy Students (2007)

General, Organic and Natural Product Chemistry by Satyajit Sarker, Lutfun Nahar

Aconitine is an extremely toxic substance obtained from the plants of the genus Aconitum (family Ranunculaceae), commonly known as 'aconite' or 'monkshood'. It is a neurotoxin, and used for creating models of cardiac arrhythmia. OMe OH ...

Google previewThe London Medical Record (1886)

Aconitine is a very precise remedy, which acts in man in a certain and regular manner ; but for its energetic action, it has to be prescribed in small and well- distanced doses. Moreover, one ought to be sure of its source, and, when using its ...

Google previewHerbal Supplements (2011)

Efficacy, Toxicity, Interactions with Western Drugs, and Effects on Clinical Laboratory Tests by Amitava Dasgupta, Catherine A. Hammett-Stabler

The alkaloid responsible for the toxicity, aconitine, is present in all parts of the plant. Aconitine is a methylated and benzoylated ester of a hexacyclic norditerpenic amino alcohol, 398 BEYOND HERBALS: AN INTRODUCTION TO POISONOUS ...

Google previewClinical Pharmacology (2007)

With STUDENTCONSULT Access by Peter N. Bennett, Morris J. Brown

Aconitine is a plant alkaloid and has no place in medicine.

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Aconitine. Aconitia. C33 H45 NO,2. An alkaloid obtained from the roots and stems of Aconitum napellus. It is contained in all species of Aconite except A. lycoctonum. [German Aconitine is amorphous ; French Aconitine is crystalline, and 170 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by Sir George Watt

Aconitine (proper)— a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Aconitine (proper) — a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1892)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature : Supplement

ACONITINE. Aconitine, as met with in pharmacy, is of somewhat uncertain composition, the name having □been applied to an amorphous alkaloid, or at best to a .mixture of amorphous and crystallizable bases, cxtract- □ed from Aconitum ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

by Henry Philippsborn

medicamentous substance; aconitine (C34H47NO11); see also this entry.) Aconitum n; Eisenhut m aconit m ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

Aconitine is rapidly absorbed after ingestion, usually within afew minutes. Absorption...

Aconitine binds to voltagegated sodium channels, prolongingsodium currentinflux, slowing repolarization, and permanently activates cardiac muscleand ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nonlinear Science (2006)

by Alwyn Scott

arrhythmogenic drug aconitine, showing oscillations of the plateau of action potential (AP). (d) As in (c), where the nullclines show a small-amplitude limit cycle on the plateau of AP. (Parameters: (a) T = 1.2; (b) T = 1.3; (c) and (d) T = 1.3 ; h = (E ...

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