Conhydrine

Title: Conhydrine
CAS Registry Number: 495-20-5
Additional Names: [R-(R*,S*)]-a-Ethyl-2-piperidinemethanol; 2-(a-hydroxypropyl)piperidine
Molecular Formula: C8H17NO
Molecular Weight: 143.23
Percent Composition: C 67.08%, H 11.96%, N 9.78%, O 11.17%
Literature References: From seeds of Conium maculatum L., Umbelliferae. Isoln: Späth, Adler, Monatsh. Chem. 63, 127 (1933). Stereochemistry: Hill, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 80, 1609 (1958); Sicher, Ticky, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 23, 2081 (1958).
Properties: Crystals from ether, mp 121°. bp 226°. [a]D +10°. Slightly sol in water; sol in alc, chloroform, ether.
Melting point: mp 121°
Boiling point: bp 226°
Optical Rotation: [a]D +10°
Coniferin Coniferyl Alcohol Conium Fruit Connexins Conquinamine

Conhydrine
Conhydrine
Identifiers
ChemSpider 9919452 N
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Properties
Molecular formula C8H17NO
Molar mass 143.23 g mol−1
Melting point 121 °C; 250 °F; 394 K
Boiling point 226 °C; 439 °F; 499 K
Solubility in water moderate
Solubility in ethanol good
Solubility in chloroform good
Solubility in diethylether moderate
Chiral rotation [α]D +10° (natural)
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Conhydrine is a poisonous alkaloid found in poison hemlock (Conium maculatum) in small quantities.