The structure of ervine
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Results of a comparative study of the NMR and mass spectra of ervine and hydroxyindole-ervine have shown that ervine belongs to the heteroyohimbine alkaloids in which the C/D rings have a trans linkage and the D/E rings a cis linkage and the CH3 group at C19 has the β-axial configuration.
KeywordsMass Spectrum Alkaloid Indole HMDS Olefinic Proton
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