"Theobromine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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3,7-Dimethylxanthine. The principle alkaloid in Theobroma cacao (the cacao bean) and other plants. A xanthine alkaloid that is used as a bronchodilator and as a vasodilator. It has a weaker diuretic activity than THEOPHYLLINE and is also a less powerful stimulant of smooth muscle. It has practically no stimulant effect on the central nervous system. It was formerly used as a diuretic and in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, pp1318-9)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Theobromine" by people in Profiles.
Psychopharmacology of theobromine in healthy volunteers. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2013 Jul; 228(1):109-18.
Lumenal adenosine and AMP rapidly increase glucose transport by intact small intestine. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2005 Dec; 289(6):G1007-14.