Translation of alkaloid in Spanish:

alkaloid

alcaloide, n.

Pronunciation /ˈalkəlɔɪd//ˈælkəˌlɔɪd/

noun

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    alcaloide masculine
    • The isolation of morphine from opium takes advantage of the amphoteric nature of the alkaloid, since morphine is a phenolic amine.
    • Barbiturates are derived from barbituric acid, an alkaloid with nitrogen-containing rings.
    • The cinchona tree contains more than 20 alkaloids of which quinine and quinidine are the most important.
    • Caffeine is a bitter alkaloid found especially in coffee, tea, and kola nuts and used medicinally as a stimulant and diuretic.
    • This material is a complex mixture of about 20 different alkaloids or nitrogen containing organic bases.
    • Key alkaloids present in goldenseal include berberine, hydrastine, and canadine.
    • Morphine is an alkaloid, meaning that it is an organic compound that contains carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen, and forms a water-soluble salt.
    • The alkaloids in poppy include morphine, narcotine and codeine - the reasons why opium is used most frequently as a sedative.
    • Plant or vinca alkaloids are derived from plants and block cell division during mitosis.
    • Second, the alkaloid is refluxed with acetic anhydride for about five hours.
    • CE analysis of plant secondary metabolites such as flavonoids, alkaloids, and phenolic acids is now common.
    • Berberine is an alkaloid occurring in the plant genera Berberis and Coptis.
    • Prominent examples are quinolizidine alkaloids, gossypol, glucosinolates, nonproteinogenic amino acids and furanocoumarins.
    • Diuretics can be found in terpenes, phenolics and alkaloids.
    • Many multicellular trichomes are glandular, developing a terminal gland which may secrete a variety of compounds, such as alkaloids to deter or poison predators.
    • They are precursors of benzoic phenanthridine alkaloids, active ingredients of many medicinal plant extracts.
    • At present, the chemical components of this water extract are thought to include only alkaloids, terpenes and pigments.
    • Terpenoid indole alkaloids absorb UV radiation and are implicated as having a UV-protective role in plants.
    • Caffeine is a naturally occurring drug belonging to a group of compounds called alkaloids.
    • Other important alkaloids are caffeine, ricinine, and quinine.