Tabernanthine

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Tabernanthine
Skeletal formula of tabernanthine
Ball-and-stick model of the tabernanthine molecule
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C20H26N2O
Molar mass 310.43 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

Tabernanthine is an alkaloid found in Tabernanthe iboga.[1]

It has been used in laboratory experiments to study how addiction affects the brain.[2]

Tabernanthine persistently reduced the self-administration of cocaine and morphine in rats.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Alkaloids of Tabernanthe iboga. Part IV.1 The Structures of Ibogamine, Ibogaine, Tabernanthine and Voacangine - Journal of the American Chemical Society (ACS Publications)". 
  2. ^ Levi MS, Borne RF (October 2002). "A review of chemical agents in the pharmacotherapy of addiction". Curr. Med. Chem. 9 (20): 1807–18. doi:10.2174/0929867023368980. PMID 12369879. 
  3. ^ Glick SD, Kuehne ME, Raucci J, Wilson TE, Larson D, Keller RW Jr, Carlson JN (September 1994). "Effects of iboga alkaloids on morphine and cocaine self-administration in rats: relationship to tremorigenic effects and to effects on dopamine release in nucleus accumbens and striatum". Brain Res. 657 (1-2): 14–22. doi:10.1016/0006-8993(94)90948-2. PMID 7820611.