Alkaloid Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Alkaloid.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

108 words, approx. 1 pages
Alkaloids This is the general term for any number of complex organic bases that are found in nature in seed-bearing plants. These substances are usually colorless but bitter to the taste. Alkaloids of... Read more
702 words, approx. 3 pages
Alkaloids Alkaloids are natural, organic substances that are predominantly found in plants and normally contain at least one nitrogen atom in their chemical structure. Their basic (alkaline) nature ha... Read more
229 words, approx. 1 pages
Alkaloid Alkaloids are nitrogen-containing biochemicals, most of which are natural substances extracted from certain species of plants. The word "alkaloid" is derived from: "like an alkali" (or "base"... Read more
684 words, approx. 3 pages
Alkaloids Alkaloids are a class of compounds that typically contain nitrogen and have complex, ring structures. They naturally occur in seed-bearing plants and are found in berries, bark, fruit, roots... Read more
690 words, approx. 3 pages
Alkaloids Alkaloids are a class of compounds which typically contain nitrogen and have complex, ring structures. They occur naturally in seed bearing plants and are found in berries, bark, fruit, root... Read more
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