Ecgonine sentence example
- The above compounds may be represented as: CH 2 -CH--CH COOH CH 2 -CH-CH'COOH CH2-CH-CH'COOH N'CH3 CH'OH I N 'CH3 C H N CH3 CH2 CH 2 -CH-CH 2 CH2-CH---CH CH2 - C H-CH2 Ecgonine Anhydroecgonine Hydroecgonidine
- These substances, which may be collectively termed "cocaines," are all derivatives of ecgonine.
- Cocaine is benzoylmethyl ecgonine.
- The conversion of the mixture obtained by extracting coca-leaves into cocaine is effected by saponifying the esters into ecgonine and the respective acids, and then benzoylating and methylating the ecgonine.