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Reserpine

"Reserpine" 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.

An alkaloid found in the roots of Rauwolfia serpentina and R. vomitoria. Reserpine inhibits the uptake of norepinephrine into storage vesicles resulting in depletion of catecholamines and serotonin from central and peripheral axon terminals. It has been used as an antihypertensive and an antipsychotic as well as a research tool, but its adverse effects limit its clinical use.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Reserpine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Reserpine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 1994 and 2011
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