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Capsaicin

Introduction: Capsaicin

Description of Capsaicin

Capsaicin: A component of certain plants, including cayenne and red pepper, used topically for peripheral nerve pain. Also being studied for controlling mucositis pain after chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Source: National Institute of Health

Capsaicin: N-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenylmethyl) -8-methyl-6-nonenamide; chili pepper extract and neuropeptide releasing agent selective for primary sensory peripheral neurons, used to experimentally manipulate substance P and other tachykinins, and as an analgesic for Herpes zoster infection.
Source: Diseases Database

Capsaicin: N-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenylmethyl) -8-methyl-6-nonenamide; chili pepper extract and neuropeptide releasing agent selective for primary sensory peripheral neurons, used to experimentally manipulate substance P and other tachykinins, and as an analgesic for Herpes zoster infection.
Source: CRISP

Capsaicin: An alkylamide found in CAPSICUM that acts at TRPV CATION CHANNELS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Capsaicin

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Capsaicin

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Source: Diseases Database

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