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Harmine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Harmine
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.436.384.500
D03.633.100.473.402.222.500
D03.633.100.496.500.500.384.500
D03.633.300.154.344
Unique ID
D006247
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006247
Annotation
do not confuse with HARMIDINE or HARMALINE
Scope Note
Alkaloid isolated from seeds of PEGANUM HARMALA; ZYGOPHYLLACEAE. It is identical to banisterine, or telepathine, from Banisteria caapi and is one of the active ingredients of hallucinogenic drinks made in the western Amazon region from related plants. It has no therapeutic use, but (as banisterine) was hailed as a cure for postencephalitic PARKINSON DISEASE in the 1920's.
Entry Term(s)
9H-Pyrido(3,4-b)indole, 7-methoxy-1-methyl-
Banisterine
Leucoharmine
Telepathine
Yageine
Pharm Action
Hallucinogens
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Registry Number
4FHH5G48T7
Related Numbers
442-51-3
Previous Indexing
Alkaloids (1969-1974)
Indoles (1969-1974)
Pyridines (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ALKALOIDS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under ALKALOIDS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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