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Substance Name: Arecoline hydrochloride
RN: 61-94-9
UNII: 9F5CR33W64
InChIKey: LQSWCSYIDIBGRR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An alkaloid obtained from the betel nut (Areca catechu), fruit of a palm tree. It is an agonist at both muscarinic and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. It is used in the form of various salts as a ganglionic stimulant, a parasympathomimetic, and a vermifuge, especially in veterinary practice. It has been used as a euphoriant in the Pacific Islands.

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H13-N-O2.Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 191.657
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Arecoline hydrochloride

Name of Substance

  • Arecoline hydrochloride

Synonyms

  • Arecoline HCl
  • Arecoline hydrochloride
  • CCRIS 5223
  • EINECS 200-523-6
  • NSC 172133
  • UNII-9F5CR33W64

Systematic Names

  • 3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methyl-, methyl ester, hydrochloride (9CI)
  • Arecoline hydrochloride
  • Nicotinic acid, 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methyl-, methyl ester, hydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 61-94-9

FDA UNII

  • 9F5CR33W64

System Generated Number

  • 0000061949

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H13-N-O2.Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C8-H13-N-O2
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H13NO2.ClH/c1-9-5-3-4-7(6-9)8(10)11-2;/h4H,3,5-6H2,1-2H3;1H

InChIKey

LQSWCSYIDIBGRR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C1[N@@](CC(=CC1)C(OC)=O)C.Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 86870ug/kg (86.87mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Vol. 38, Pg. 54, 1986.
mouse LD50 intravenous 32mg/kg (32mg/kg)   U.S. Army Armament Research & Development Command, Chemical Systems Laboratory, NIOSH Exchange Chemicals. Vol. NX#12238,