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noscapine

[′näs·kə‚pēn]
(pharmacology)
C22H23NO7 A white, colorless, tasteless alkaloid obtained from opium; used as a nonaddicting antitussive.Formerly known as narcotine.
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Keywords: Cinchonidine, cinchonine, quinine, noscapine, lipoxygenase, xanthine oxidase.
Noscapine hydrochloride disrupts the mitotic spindle in mammalian cells and induces aneuploidy as well as polyploidy in cultured human lymphocytes.
The study shows that noscapine inhibited tumor growth in mice and also limited the spread of tumors without causing any side effects.
The Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) administered by the National Science Foundation, has awarded KineMed a phase II grant to fund the development of KineMed's lead compound, Noscapine, an inhibitor of fibrogenesis.
No:24013 Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Ammonium Chlor, Sodium Citrate, Noscapine - 100 Ml Syp
The opium poppy is the type of poppy from which opium and many refined opiates, including heroin, morphine, thebaine, codeine, papaverine and noscapine, are extracted.
The collaborative study revealed that noscapine, which has been used in cough medication for nearly 50 years, reduced tumour growth in mice by 60 percent and limited the spread of tumours by 65 percent without causing harmful side effects.
Noscapine, a cough suppressant long used in South Africa, Japan, and Sweden, may someday help combat a much more serious ailment--cancer.
Noscapine substantially reduces fibrosis in several animal models of fibrosis in lung and liver.
We also look to continue to advance our second clinical stage drug candidate CB3304, noscapine, in its Phase I/II trial in multiple myeloma during the second half of 2008," added Mr.
Sun Pharma has confirmed their preference to keep Noscapine production in Tasmania rather than Victoria, supporting our agriculture industry through the poppy market.