OBO ID: CHEBI:78330
Term Name: huperzine A Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (-)-huperazine A
  • (-)-selagine
  • (5R,9R,11E)-5-amino-11-ethylidene-5,6,9,10-tetrahydro-7-methyl-5,9-methanocycloocta[b]pyridin-2(1H)-one
  • (5R,9R,11E)-5-amino-11-ethylidene-7-methyl-5,6,9,10-tetrahydro-5,9-methanocycloocta[b]pyridin-2(1H)-one
  • Hup A
  • HupA
  • huperzine-A
  • hupzine A
  • kimpukan A
  • selagine
Definition: A sesquiterpene alkaloid isolated from a club moss Huperzia serrata that has been shown to exhibit neuroprotective activity. It is also an effective inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase and has attracted interest as a therapeutic candidate for Alzheimer's disease.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available