gamma-Carboline

Title: g-Carboline
CAS Registry Number: 244-69-9
CAS Name: 5H-Pyrido[4,3-b]indole
Additional Names: 2H-pyrid[4,3-b]indole; 5-carboline
Molecular Formula: C11H8N2
Molecular Weight: 168.19
Percent Composition: C 78.55%, H 4.79%, N 16.66%
Literature References: Prepn: Robinson, Thornley, J. Chem. Soc. 125, 2169 (1924). Prepn of derivs: Hörlein, Ber. 87, 463 (1954); C. Ducrocq et al., J. Heterocycl. Chem. 12, 963 (1975). NMR studies: F. Balkau, M. L. Heffernan, Aust. J. Chem. 26, 1501, 1523 (1973).
Properties: Monoclinic needles from water, mp 225°. d 1.352. Can be distilled at atmospheric pressure without dec. Strong base. Freely sol in methanol; somewhat less sol in ethanol. Slightly sol in benzene, water.
Melting point: mp 225°
Density: d 1.352
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