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Theobromine

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)
Also Known As:
1H-Purine-2,6-dione, 3,7-dihydro-3,7-dimethyl-
Networked: 62 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 12 trials/studies)

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1. Nosalova, G: 2 articles (01/2011 - 11/2009)
2. Mokry, J: 2 articles (01/2011 - 11/2009)
3. Kang, Yuan: 1 article (09/2015)
4. Xue, Zhiyu: 1 article (09/2015)
5. Tao, Jing: 1 article (09/2015)
6. Chen, Qiu: 1 article (09/2015)
7. Wang, Yongting: 1 article (09/2015)
8. Xue, Ying: 1 article (09/2015)
9. Zhang, Yan: 1 article (09/2015)
10. Chen, Zeqin: 1 article (09/2015)

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