Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 208–210 | Cite as

Baicaline — A new aporphine alkaloid fromThalictrum baicalense

  • S. Kh. Maekh
  • S. Yu. Yunusov
  • É. V. Boiko
  • V. M. Starchenko


A new aporphine base — baicaline — has been isolated from the epigeal part ofThalictrum baicalense. Its structure has been established as 1,9,10-trimethoxy-2,3-methylenedioxynoraporphine. Magnoflorine and berberine have been isolated from the roots of the plant.


Berberine Baicaline Epigeal Part Caustic Soda Porphine 


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  • S. Kh. Maekh
  • S. Yu. Yunusov
  • É. V. Boiko
  • V. M. Starchenko

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