Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, 23:573 | Cite as

Alkaloids ofAconitum coreanum. I. Structure of acorine

  • I. A. Bessonova
  • M. S. Yunusov
  • V. G. Kondrat'ev
  • A. I. Shreter
Article

Abstract

Two C20-diterpene alkaloids have been isolated from the epigeal part ofAconitum coreanum (Levl.) Rapaics: the known 14-hydroxy-2-isobutyrylhetesine (I) (Guan-Fu base Z) and a new one — acorine (II), C22H29NO5, mp 214–215°C (from acetone), α D 20 +9° (c 0.01; methanol), for which the structure of 2-acetyl-14-hydroxy-hetesine has been established. Details of the IR, mass, and13C NMR spectrum of (I) and (II) and of the PMR spectrum of (II) are given.

Keywords

Alkaloid Epigeal Part Caustic Soda Colorless Needle Amino Alcohol 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. A. Bessonova
  • M. S. Yunusov
  • V. G. Kondrat'ev
  • A. I. Shreter

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