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Emetine

"Emetine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The principal alkaloid of ipecac, from the ground roots of Uragoga (or Cephaelis) ipecacuanha or U. acuminata, of the Rubiaceae. It is used as an amebicide in many different preparations and may cause serious cardiac, hepatic, or renal damage and violent diarrhea and vomiting. Emetine inhibits protein synthesis in EUKARYOTIC CELLS but not PROKARYOTIC CELLS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Emetine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Emetine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1993 and 1997 and 2000 and 2006 and 2012 and 2018
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