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n.1.(Chem.) An alkaloidal principle obtained from the celandine, and named from the red color of its salts. It is a colorless crystalline substance, and acts as an acrid narcotic poison. It is identical with sanguinarine.
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Chelerythrine Chloride and Its Effects on Behavioral and Physiological Responses in Female Crickets (Acheta domesticus).
ochroleuca, and a great variety of alkaloids (berberine, palmatine, protopine, sarguinarine, optisine, chelerythrine, atropine, dihydrosanguinarine, dihydro-chelerythrine, [alpha]-allacriptopine, heleritrine, queilantifoline, scouletrine, reticuline, and copsitine) were identified (Israilov et al.
The plant contains, as major constituents, isoquinoline alkaloids (such as sanguinarine, chelidonine, chelerythrine, berberine, protopine and coptisine), flavonoids, and phenolic acids.
In vitro antifungal activity of sanguinarine and chelerythrine derivatives against phytopathogenic fungi.
Differential effect of sanguinarine, chelerythrine and chelidonine on DNA damage and cell viability in primary mouse spleen cells and mouse leukemic cells.
Several chemotherapeutic agents, such as Chelerythrine (protein kinase C inhibitor) and Quinones, also induced tumor cells apoptosis through increasing ROS [77,78].
Du, Ionic liquidliquid phase microextraction for the sensitive determination of sanguinarine and chelerythrine in Chinese herbal medicines and human urine, J.
Activation of the RAF/mitogen-activated protein/extracellular signal-regulated kinase kinase extracellular signal-regulated kinase pathway mediates apoptosis induced by chelerythrine in osteosarcoma.
In a similar fashion, isoflurane-mediated mPTP closure was abolished when rats were pre-exposed to the non-selective protein kinase C (PKC) inhibitor chelerythrine and the selective PKC [epsilon]-isoform inhibitor [epsilon]V1-2, but not when pre-exposed to the selective PKC S-isoform inhibitor, rottlerin (22).
Sanguinarine and chelerythrine are the most prominent alkaloids obtained from roots while coptisine, chelidonine and berberine are usually obtained from the aerial parts.