lobeline


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lobeline

(ˈləʊbəˌliːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a crystalline alkaloid extracted from the seeds of the Indian tobacco plant, used as a smoking deterrent and respiratory stimulant
[C19: from lobelia]
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Lobeline and beta-amyrin palmitate from lobelia increase norepinephrine (NE) release and inhibit dopamine (DP) uptake.
Lobelia: There is evidence to suggest that the constituent called lobeline is of benefit.
Lobelia contains lobeline, a chemical cousin of nicotine, which helps reduce nicotine cravings.
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The funding will also position Yaupon to pursue neuropsychiatric indications such as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Tourette's syndrome for Lobeline, a dopamine modulating agent that is currently in phase 2 trials for methamphetamine addiction.
Yaupon's second product, lobeline, has completed a phase I study for the treatment of methamphetamine addiction, with funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse and BioAdvance.
HI RES PHOTOS: Lobeline Communications/Phil Lobel, 310-271-1551, ext.
MDR reversal potential of lobeline could be demonstrated in cells treated with doxorubicin in that lobeline can sensitize resistant tumor cells at non-toxic concentrations.
Contact Christopher Kingry or Phil Lobel at Lobeline Communications, 310-271-1551, to request copies.
26 /PRNewswire/ -- Yaupon Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company developing products for central nervous system disorders and cancer, today announced it has initiated a phase I trial for lobeline for the treatment of methamphetamine addiction.