arecoline


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arecoline

[ə′rek·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
C8H13O2N An alkaloid from the betel nut; an oily, colorless liquid with a boiling point of 209°C; soluble in water, ethanol, and ether; combustible; used as a medicine.
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On the other hand, it has been reported that arecoline significantly attenuated in 3T3-L1 adipocytes insulin-induced uptake of glucose (Hsu et al.
Whether arecoline is present in leaves and stems of the plant is currently under investigation.
Hypoglycaemic activity of arecoline in betel nut Areca catechu L.
Clinical pharmacokinetics of arecoline in subjects with Alzheimer's disease.
Arecoline, another component of leaves, also reportedly demonstrated antinociceptive activity (Kharkevich and Nemirovsky, 1990), and so can account for the observed antinociceptive effects.
Broderson added that previous clinical trials have shown that Cogent's arecoline patch consistently delivers desirable levels of arecoline.
However, hypoglycemic activity has also been reported for arecoline (Chempakam, 1993).
Effects of arecoline on adipogenesis, lipolysis, and glucose uptake of adipocytes - A possible role of betel-quid chewing in metabolic syndrome.
The present study analyses the effect of eugenol, arecoline and vanillic acid alone and in combination with two oral hypoglycemic drugs (OHD), namely, metformin and 2,4-thiazolodinedione (THZ), on 2-deoxyglucose (2DG) uptake in L6 myotubes.
Arecoline is an alkaloid type of natural product found in the fruit of the areca palm (Areca catechu L.
Arecoline hydrobromide was introduced in 1908 for treatment of dogs, and an official education program began in 1938.