Agent Name

Hemanthamine

CAS Number

466-75-1

Formula

C17-H19-N-O4

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

3-Epicrinamine; Haemanthamin; Haemanthamine; Natalensin; Natalensine; 4abeta,5alpha,11balpha-Crinan-12-ol, 1,2-didehydro-3beta-methoxy-, (12R)- (8CI); Crinan-11-ol, 1,2-didehydro-3-methoxy-, (3beta,5alpha,11R,13beta,19alpha)- (9CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Toxins

Sources/Uses

"Crinine-like alkaloid from AMARYLLIDACEAE." [ChemIDplus] "Amaryllidaceae are a family of herbaceous, perennial and bulbous flowering plants included in the monocot order Asparagales. The family takes its name from the genus Amaryllis, hence the common name of the Amaryllis family." [Wikipedia]

Reference Link

Alkaloids from Sternbergia colchiciflora.

Exposure Assessment
Reference Link

Biological evaluation of structurally diverse amaryllidaceae alkaloids and their synthetic derivatives: discovery of novel leads for anticancer drug design.

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