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Ergot Alkaloids MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ergot Alkaloids
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.327
Unique ID
D004876
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004876
Scope Note
Alkaloids originally isolated from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae). They include compounds that are structurally related to ergoline (ERGOLINES) and ergotamine (ERGOTAMINES). Many of the ergot alkaloids act as alpha-adrenergic antagonists.
Entry Term(s)
Clavine Alkaloids
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 174
Entry Combination
poisoning:Ergotism
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/13
Ergot Alkaloids Preferred
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