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Structure of lederine


The new spirobenzylisoquinoline base lederine with mp 208–209°C (methanol), [α]D +13° (c 0.84; chloroform) has been isolated fromCorydalis ledebouriana Kar et Kir andDicentra peregrina (Rudolphi) Fedde. Its structure has been established on the basis of spectral characteristics and chemical reactions.

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Institute of the Chemistry of Plant Substances, Academy of Sciences of the Uzbek SSR, Tashkent. Pyatigorsk Pharmaceutical Institute. Translated from Khimiya Prirodnykh Soedinenii, No. 4, pp. 540–542, July–August, 1980.

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Israilov, I.A., Melikov, F.M., Yunusov, M.S. et al. Structure of lederine. Chem Nat Compd 16, 392–393 (1980).

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  • Alkaloid
  • Acetic Anhydride
  • HMDS
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  • Absolute Methanol