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The principal alkaloid of ipecac, from the ground roots of Uragoga (or Cephaelis) ipecacuanha or U. acuminata, of the Rubiaceae. It is used as an amebicide in many different preparations and may cause serious cardiac, hepatic, or renal damage and violent diarrhea and vomiting. Emetine inhibits protein synthesis in EUKARYOTIC CELLS but not PROKARYOTIC CELLS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Emetine" by people in Profiles.
The requirement for DM in class II-restricted antigen presentation and SDS-stable dimer formation is allele and species dependent. J Exp Med. 1995 Jan 01; 181(1):223-34.
Autoregulatory control of beta-tubulin mRNA stability is linked to translation elongation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1989 Aug; 86(15):5763-7.