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H5777 Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-Huperzine A

synthetic, ≥98% (TLC)

Synonym: (±)-Selagine

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Description

General description

Huperzine A is an alkaloid derived from Chinese club moss Huperzia serrata.

Application

(±)-Huperzine A has been used in anti-acetylcholinesterase bioautographic assay.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Huperzine A is an effective acetylcholinesterase inhibitor and can cross the blood-brain barrier. Huperzine A is known to prevent cognitive defects, glutamate-induced nerve cell death.It is recognized for its use in the treatment of Alzheimer′s disease and organophosphate poisoning.

Chem/Phys Resistance

Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS06  GHS06
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Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1544PSN1 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
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