OBO ID: CHEBI:5623
Term Name: harman Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1-methyl-2-carboline
  • 1-methyl-9H-beta-carboline
  • 1-methyl-9H-pyrido[3,4-b]indole
  • 1-methyl-beta-carboline
  • 1-methylnorharman
  • aribin
  • aribine
  • Harman
  • harmane
  • L-methylpyridobindole
  • locuturin
  • locuturine
  • loturine
  • passiflorin
Definition: An indole alkaloid fundamental parent with a structure of 9H-beta-carboline carrying a methyl substituent at C-1. It has been isolated from the bark of Sickingia rubra, Symplocus racemosa, Passiflora incarnata, Peganum harmala, Banisteriopsis caapi and Tribulus terrestris, as well as from tobacco smoke. It is a specific, reversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase A.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available