Codamine

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Taxonomy: Physicochemical and Pharmacological Properties of Alkaloids – Benzylisoquinoline Alkaloids

Biological sources: Papaver somniferum

C20H25NO4: 343.1783

Mp: 126–127°C [1], 217°C (methiodide) [1]

[α]D +75° (EtOH) [1, 2]

UV: 284 [1]

MSm/z: 343, 192(100), 190, 177, 175 [2]

1H NMR: 2.40(3H, s, NCH3), 3.76(3H, s, OCH3), 3.82(6H, s, 2 × OCH3), 6.32, 6.46(each 1H, s), 6.49–6.72(3H, m) [2]

References

  1. 1.
    L. Kuhn, S. Pfeifer, Pharmazie 18, 819 (1963)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    R.H.F. Manske (ed.), The Alkaloids, Chemistry and Physiology, vol. 10 (Academic, New York, 1968), p. 401Google Scholar

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