Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 8, Issue 2, pp 212–215 | Cite as

A study of the alkaloids of Glaucium flavum the structure of glauvine

  • L. D. Yakhontova
  • V. I. Sheichenko
  • O. N. Tolkachev


From the herbGlaucium flavum have been isolated O-methylatheroline, sinoacutine, and a new alkaloid of the aporphine series, C20H17NO5, which has been called glauvine.

A structural formula has been proposed for glauvine on the basis of chemical reactions and spectral information.


Alkaloid Methoxy Group Acetic Anhydride Dilute Hydrochloric Acid Caustic Soda 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. D. Yakhontova
  • V. I. Sheichenko
  • O. N. Tolkachev

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