Definition of Alkaloid. Meaning of Alkaloid. Synonyms of Alkaloid

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Definition of Alkaloid

Alkaloid
Alkaloid Al"ka*loid ([a^]l"k[.a]*loid), n. (Chem.) An organic base, especially one of a class of substances occurring ready formed in the tissues of plants and the bodies of animals. Note: Alkaloids all contain nitrogen, carbon, and hydrogen, and many of them also contain oxygen. They include many of the active principles in plants; thus, morphine and narcotine are alkaloids found in opium.
Alkaloid
Alkaloid Al"ka*loid ([a^]l"k[.a]*loid), Alkaloidal Al`ka*loid"al ([a^]l`k[.a]*loid"al), a. [Alkali + -oid: cf. F. alcalo["i]de.] Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, alkali.

Meaning of Alkaloid from wikipedia

- Alkaloids are a cl**** of basic, naturally occurring organic compounds that contain at least one nitrogen atom. This group also includes some related compounds...
- Indole alkaloids are a cl**** of alkaloids containing a structural moiety of indole; many indole alkaloids also include isoprene groups and are thus called...
- Coca alkaloids are the alkaloids found in the coca plant, Erythroxylum coca. They are predominantly of either the pyrrolidine or the tropane types. Benzoylecgonine...
- Alkaloid AD Skopje (Macedonian: Алкалоид АД Скопје) is a company in North Macedonia which eight decades, has been operating in the field of manufacturing...
- Tropane alkaloids are a cl**** of bicyclic [3.2.1] alkaloids and secondary metabolites that contain a tropane ring in their chemical structure. Tropane...
- Several alkaloids that function as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are found in the seeds of Peganum harmala (also known as Harmal or Syrian Rue)...
- Vinca alkaloids are a set of anti-mitotic and anti-microtubule alkaloid agents originally derived from the periwinkle plant Catharanthus roseus (basionym...
- Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs), sometimes referred to as necine bases, are a group of naturally occurring alkaloids based on the structure of pyrrolizidine...
- Taxine alkaloids, which are often named under the collective title of taxines, are the toxic chemicals that can be isolated from the yew tree. The amount...
- Plants of the family Solanaceae contain various anticholinergic tropane alkaloids, such as scopolamine, atropine, and hyoscyamine. Physostigmine is one...
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