Definition of Theobromine. Meaning of Theobromine. Synonyms of Theobromine

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Definition of Theobromine

Theobromine
Theobromine The`o*bro"mine, n. (Chem.) An alkaloidal ureide, C7H8N4O2, homologous with and resembling caffeine, produced artificially, and also extracted from cacao and chocolate (from Theobroma Cacao) as a bitter white crystalline substance; -- called also dimethyl xanthine.
theobromine
Cacaine Ca*ca"ine, n. (Chem.) The essential principle of cacao; -- now called theobromine.

Meaning of Theobromine from wikipedia

- Theobromine, formerly known as xantheose, is a bitter alkaloid of the cacao plant, with the chemical formula C7H8N4O2. It is found in chocolate, as well...
- Theobromine poisoning, also informally called chocolate poisoning, is an overdosage reaction to the xanthine alkaloid theobromine, found in chocolate...
- fatty acid levels in blood plasma. Theobromine (12%): Dilates blood vessels and increases urine volume. Theobromine is also the prin****l alkaloid in the...
- stimulants are derived from xanthine, including caffeine, theophylline, and theobromine. Xanthine is a product on the pathway of purine degradation. It is created...
- which can also interact with several medications. An example is the theobromine in Theobroma cacao, which lowers blood pressure through its actions as...
- phenolics, flavonoids and theobromine in three different types of chocolate.[citation needed] In sufficient amounts, the theobromine found in chocolate is...
- xanthine family, it bears structural and pharmacological similarity to theobromine and caffeine, and is readily found in nature, being present in tea (Camellia...
- chocolate. White chocolate contains only trace amounts of the stimulants theobromine and caffeine which are present in the cocoa m**** but not the butter....
- household ingestibles are toxic to dogs, including chocolate solids, causing theobromine poisoning, onions and garlic, causing thiosulphate, sulfoxide or disulfide...
- caffeine.[citation needed] Kola nuts contain about 2–4% caffeine and theobromine, as well as tannins, alkaloids, saponins, and flavonoids. The kola nut...