Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 6, Issue 6, pp 733–734 | Cite as

The production of cytisine from the seeds of Thermopsis lanceolata

  • T. T. Shakirov
  • K. A. Sabirov


A method for obtaining cytisine from the seeds ofThermopsis lanceolata by extraction with aqueous solutions of ethanol and with the use of cation-exchangers has been developed. In this process the yield of cytisine is 0.9% of the weight of the seeds.


Alkaloid Anhydrous Sodium Sulfate Dichloroethane Chloroform Solution Cytisine 

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  • T. T. Shakirov
  • K. A. Sabirov

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