emetine


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em·e·tine

 (ĕm′ĭ-tēn′)
n.
A bitter-tasting crystalline alkaloid, C29H40N2O4, derived from ipecac root and used in the treatment of amebiasis and as an emetic.

[French émétine, from émétique, emetic, from Latin emeticus; see emetic.]

emetine

(ˈɛməˌtiːn; -tɪn) or

emetin

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white bitter poisonous alkaloid obtained from ipecacuanha: the hydrochloride is used to treat amoebic infections. Formula: C29H40O4N2
[C19: from French émétine; see emetic, -ine2]
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I have diagnosed it as pyorrhea which has infected the stomach from the mouth, and have suggested emetine treatment of the mouth as a cure for the stomach disorder.
And right now they're jolting his gums and the pus-sacs with emetine.
Doctor Granville, at the outside, will cure his pyorrhea with emetine for no more than a paltry fifty dollars.
The difference between the rates of synthesis and respiration in the presence and absence of emetine is a measure of the cost of protein synthesis (see details in Pace and Manahan, 2006, 2007a; Pan et al.
microphylla may be due to their utilization for metabolic purposes or impairment in protein synthesis pathway by the presence of the alkaloid bioactive molecule emetine (Moller et al.
Liversedge, "On a new aerobic metabolite whose production by brain is inhibited by apomorphine, emetine, ergotamine, epinephrine, and menadione," Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol.
Under GF conditions, we observed FT induction around the wounded intestinal tissue resulting from a needle puncture, or in the small intestinal epithelial cells of mice intraperitoneally injected with cycloheximide or emetine (i.
She collapsed and died 31 years ago; the cause of death was emetine cardiotoxicity - a consequence of anorexia nervosa.
Variation in emetine and cephaeline contents in roots of wild Ipecac (Psychotria ipecacuanha).
Reduction of cytotoxicity of the alkaloid emetine through P-glycoprotein (MDR1/ABCB1) in human Caco-2 cells and leukemia cell lines.
The effect on in vitro co-cultivation of Cephaelis ipecacuanha, Eclipta alba and Oryza sativa on plant development and yield of emetine, wedeloctane and demethyledelolactona.
SNIPPER 7x7 NONHOME EIDOLIC ESERINE ZONATED EMETINE RESECTS DOGGERELS 9x5 OVERVALUE MINIATURE INUNDATED CEASELESS ATHEROMA 8x6 THOLEPIN AERATING MISTRACE ANTEATER NEEDLERS NEWFANGLED 10x4 EXHILARATE EPIDEMICAL MOROSENESS ATHEROMA 8x6 THOLEPIN AERATING MISTRACE ANTEATER NEEDLESS METATHETICAL 12x3 AMELIORATIVE GENTLENESSES FEVERISH 8x6 ITERANCE BESOTTED BRIDLING ENCEINTE DEADNESS UNMETABOLIZED 13x2 NEURAMINIDASE