What is another word for alkaloidal?

Pronunciation: [ˈalkɐlˌɔ͡ɪdə͡l] (IPA)

Alkaloidal is an adjective that describes something that is related to, resembling, or containing alkaloids. Alkaloids are naturally occurring organic compounds that are mainly found in plants and have diverse pharmacological properties. Some synonyms for alkaloidal include basic, alkaline, amphoteric, and nitrogenous. Other synonyms for the term might include terms such as aliphatic, aminic, or amylaceous. This word is often used in chemistry, biology, and pharmacology to describe the biological or medicinal properties of plants or chemicals that contain alkaloids. Alkaloidal is an important term to understand in the context of pharmaceutical research and drug development, particularly for those working in the pharmaceutical industry or as researchers in the field of natural products.

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Usage examples for Alkaloidal

Ptomaines are chemical compounds of an alkaloidal nature formed in protein substances during putrefaction.
"The Dream Doctor"
Arthur B. Reeve
By extracting the dried Cypridinas ground to a powder, the solubility of luciferin in non-aqueous solvents could be easily studied, and by adding such reagents as dilute acids, alkalies, neutral salts and the alkaloidal reagents to an aqueous solution of luciferin the general biochemical behavior of luciferin can be quite accurately stated.
"The Nature of Animal Light"
E. Newton Harvey
The symptoms are described in detail, being in general, similar to those of alkaloidal poisoning.
"Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)"
William Anderson Syme

Related words: alkaloids, alkaloid structures, alkaloids compounds, alkaloid synthesis, alkaloid identification, alkaloid classification

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