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The Edward D. Freis Papers

Title:
Assay in Man of the Chemical Fractions of Veratrum Viride, and Identification of the Pure Alkaloids Germitrine and Germidine as Potent Hypotensive Principles Derived from the Drug pdf (760,002 Bytes) ocr (22,550 Bytes)
Assay in Man of the Chemical Fractions of Veratrum Viride, and Identification of the Pure Alkaloids Germitrine and Germidine as Potent Hypotensive Principles Derived from the Drug
Description:
Veratrum viride was a common herbal remedy for high blood pressure. By the late 1940s, it was widely recognized as a useful antihypertensive agent, however it unfortunately produced side effects such as violent retching, nausea, and vomiting. Freis and several of his colleagues at various Boston hospitals attempted to separate the active antihypertensive components of the drug from its emetic effects. In this article, they reported that they had successfully extracted two previously undiscovered active alkaloids (germitrine and germidine) that lowered blood pressure without the deleterious side effects.
Number of Image Pages:
8 (760,002 Bytes)
Date:
1950-02 (February 1950)
Creator:
Freis, Edward D.
Stanton, Joseph R.
Moister, F. Corbin
Source:
Periodical: Freis, Edward D., Joseph R. Stanton, and F. Corbin Moister. "Assay in Man of the Chemical Fractions of Veratrum Viride, and Identification of the Pure Alkaloids Germitrine and Germidine as Potent Hypotensive Principles Derived from the Drug." Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 98, 2 (February 1950): 166-173. Article. 8 Images.
Publisher:
[Williams & Wilkins]
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Hypertension
Antihypertensive Agents
Veratrum
Exhibit Category:
Early Career and Work with Antihypertensive Drugs, 1940-1949
Box Number: 7
Folder Number: 8
Unique Identifier:
XFBBCN
Document Type:
Articles
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Writings and Lectures, 1942-2002
SubSeries: Articles and Essays, 1942-2001
Folder: An - As, 1950-86
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2007-04-18
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