Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 13, Issue 5, pp 549–551 | Cite as

Production of phenolic alkaloids of the isochondodendrine series

  • O. P. Belichenko
  • O. N. Tolkachev
  • D. A. Fesenko


Cycleanine has been demethylated with pyridine hydrochloride. It has been shown that the reaction takes place in stepwise fashion with the successive formation of 7-norcycleanine, isochondodendrine, and tetra-O-dimethylcycleanine.


Methoxy Group Hydrobromic Acid Ammonium Hydroxide Solution Demethyl Benzylisoquinoline 


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  • O. P. Belichenko
  • O. N. Tolkachev
  • D. A. Fesenko

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