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Compound Summary for: CID 10219


Also known as: Emetin; Cephaeline methyl ether; Methyl cephaeline; Emetine [BAN]; Cephaline-O-methyl ether; Emetine hydrochloride; 483-18-1
Molecular Formula: C29H40N2O4   Molecular Weight: 480.6389   InChIKey: AUVVAXYIELKVAI-CKBKHPSWSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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