3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||256.34 g/mol|
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Chanoclavine, also known as chanoclavin-l is a tri-cyclic ergot alkaloid (ergoline) isolate of certain fungi. It is mainly produced by members of the genus claviceps. Long used in traditional Chinese medicine, it was found in 1987 mouse studies to stimulate dopamine D2 receptors in the brain.
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- Watanabe, H; Somei, M; Sekihara, S; Nakagawa, K; Yamada, F (1987). "Dopamine receptor stimulating effects of chanoclavine analogues, tricyclic ergot alkaloids, in the brain". Japanese journal of pharmacology. 45 (4): 501–6. PMID 3127619. doi:10.1254/jjp.45.501.
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