Piptamine (Ormosanine)

Reference work entry

CAS Registry Number: 5001-21-8 Open image in new window

Taxonomy: Physicochemical and Pharmacological Properties of Alkaloids – Quinolizidine Alkaloids

Biological sources: Piptanthus mongolicus, P. nanus

C20H35N3: 317.2831

Mp: 173–174°C (Me2CO), 335°C (dec., hydrochloride), 294°C (dec., hydrobromide), 96°C (dec., N–Ac) [1]

[α]D +3°

Solubility: very sol. Et2O, EtOH; sol. Me2CO; spar. sol. H2O [1]

UV: 211(2.05) [2]

MSm/z: 317(M+) [2]


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    C.H. Hassall, E.M. Wilson, Chem. Ind. (34), 1358 (1961)Google Scholar

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