anabasine


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anabasine

[ə′na·bə‚sēn]
(organic chemistry)
A colorless, liquid alkaloid extracted from the plants Anabasis aphylla and Nicotiana glauca ; boiling point is 105°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used as an insecticide.
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The relative toxicity of nicotine, anabasine and methyl anabasine and lupinine for culicine mosquito larvae.
Anabasine, a minor tobacco alkaloid and a biomarker used to check compliance of nicotine replacement therapy, was also included in the assay.
One of the earliest reports of the use of plant extracts against mosquito larvae is extraction of plant alkaloids like nicotine, anabasine, methyl anabasine and lupinine from the Russian weed in 1933.
Most samples also contained impurities known to be toxic to humans, such as anabasine, myosmine, and betanicotyrine.
Keeler and Panter also conducted a round of research to see whether the alkaloid anabasine in wild tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca)--a plant that is also toxic to livestock--had similar effects on Spanish goats.
Influence of nicotine, cotinine, anabasine and cigarette smoke extract on human granulosa cell progesterone and estradiol synthesis.
Gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric method for determination of anabasine, antabine and other tobacco alkaloids in urine of smokers and smokeless tobacco users.
Besides nicotine, NBB is also responsible for the production of other nicotinic alkaloids, such as anatabine and anabasine.
The FDA report analyzed e-cigarettes cartridges and listed several compounds of concern, such as, Diethylene Glycol, Tobacco specific nitrosamines, Anabasine, and Myosmine.
Wood (6) lists some important photochemical products such as pyrethrum, derris, quassia, nicotine, hellebore, anabasine, azadirachtin, d-limonene, camphor and terpenes that have been used as insecticides.