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Mecamylamine

"Mecamylamine" 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.

A nicotinic antagonist that is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and crosses the blood-brain barrier. Mecamylamine has been used as a ganglionic blocker in treating hypertension, but, like most ganglionic blockers, is more often used now as a research tool.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mecamylamine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mecamylamine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2006 and 2013
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