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Ergot alkaloids

Introduction: Ergot alkaloids

Description of Ergot alkaloids

Ergot alkaloids: Alkaloids originally isolated from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae). They include compounds that are structurally related to ergoline (ERGOLINES) and ERGOTAMINE (ERGOTAMINES). Many of the ergot alkaloids act as alpha-adrenergic antagonists.
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Ergot alkaloids: Alkaloids originally isolated from the ergot fungus Claviceps purpurea (Hypocreaceae). They include compounds that are structurally related to ergoline (ERGOLINES) and ergotamine (ERGOTAMINES). Many of the ergot alkaloids act as alpha-adrenergic antagonists.
Source: MeSH 2007

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