Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 405–408 | Cite as

The x-ray structural investigation of alkaloids I. Molecular structure and absolute configuration of (+)-cocculine

  • S. -M. Nasirov
  • V. G. Andrianov
  • Yu. T. Struchkov
  • S. Yu. Yunusov


An x-ray structural investigation of the alkaloid (+)-cocculine in the form of the hydrobromide has been performed. The bond lengths and valence angles are the usual ones. The conformations of the rings are: A — envelope4E; B — half-chair9T5; C — half-chair10H5. The absolute configuration 3R,5S has been established.


Alkaloid Absolute Configuration Hydrobromide Valence Angle Asymmetric Center 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. -M. Nasirov
  • V. G. Andrianov
  • Yu. T. Struchkov
  • S. Yu. Yunusov

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