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Monocrotaline

"Monocrotaline" 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 pyrrolizidine alkaloid and a toxic plant constituent that poisons livestock and humans through the ingestion of contaminated grains and other foods. The alkaloid causes pulmonary artery hypertension, right ventricular hypertrophy, and pathological changes in the pulmonary vasculature. Significant attenuation of the cardiopulmonary changes are noted after oral magnesium treatment.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Monocrotaline" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Monocrotaline" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2006 and 2013
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