A Review on Pharmacological Activities of Alkaloids

  • Badri.Sireesha Assistant professor, Sankar Reddy Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Salakalaveedu(V), Bestavaripeta (M), Prakasam (D), Pincode-523370
    sireeshasiri1282@gmail.com
  • Basu Venkateswara Reddy Professor, Sankar Reddy Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Salakalaveedu(V), Bestavaripeta (M), Prakasam (D), Pincode-523370
  • S.Khadar Basha B.Pharmacy, Sankar Reddy Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Salakalaveedu(V), Bestavaripeta (M), Prakasam (D), Pincode-523370
  • K.Chandra B.Pharmacy, Sankar Reddy Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Salakalaveedu(V), Bestavaripeta (M), Prakasam (D), Pincode-523370
  • D.Anasuya B.Pharmacy, Sankar Reddy Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Salakalaveedu(V), Bestavaripeta (M), Prakasam (D), Pincode-523370

Abstract

Alkaloids are a category of molecules in nature around the globe with a relatively large occurrence. These are chemicals and biomolecules that are very complex. Alkaloids are compounds of a very diverse class of secondary plant metabolites; alkaloids, such as anticholinergics, antitumor, diuretic, antiviral, antihypertensive, antiulcer, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory, have been linked to the extensive list of biological activities. The basic character of alkaloids allows salts to be formed with mineral acids or organic acids, alkaloid salts are usually soluble in water and dilute alcohols, and are not soluble in organic solvents except in rare cases. This research is carried out mainly in the context and classification of alkaloids and alkaloids pharmacological practices.

Keywords: Alkaloid, Secondary metabolites, Pharmacological activity, Organic acids, Analgesic

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Badri, S., V. R. Basu, K. B. S, C. K, and A. D. “A Review on Pharmacological Activities of Alkaloids”. World Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 1, no. 6, Dec. 2019, pp. 230-4, doi:10.37022/WJCMPR.2019.01068.
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