Alkaloid

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    Alkaloid

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    Any organic compound part of the large group of nitrogenous substances that is composed of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and usually oxygen, that are found naturally in plants. Some of these plants have extracts that are considered pharmacologically active. As a medication, it is in the class of anticancer drugs that inhibit cancer cell growth by stopping cell division in mitosis. Specifically, they prevent the creation of chromosome spindles needed for the duplication of cells.

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