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Chemical Emetine

Name Emetine
CAS Type 1 Name Emetan, 6',7',10,11-tetramethoxy-
Equivalent Terms Dihydrochloride, Emetine | Emetine Dihydrochloride | Emetine Hydrochloride | Hydrochloride, Emetine | Ipecine | Methylcephaeline
CAS Registry Number 483-18-1
Definition The principal alkaloid of ipecac, from the ground roots of Uragoga (or Cephaelis) ipecacuanha or U. acuminata, of the Rubiaceae. It is used as an amebicide in many different preparations and may cause serious cardiac, hepatic, or renal damage and violent diarrhea and vomiting. Emetine inhibits protein synthesis in EUKARYOTIC CELLS but not PROKARYOTIC CELLS.
Structure Emetine
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MeSH® ID D004640
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1. ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Alkaloids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Emetine Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, Fused-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Isoquinolines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Emetine Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Emetine Has associated genes Has associated diseases
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  O-methyltubulosine
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