gamma-Coniceine

Title: g-Coniceine
CAS Registry Number: 1604-01-9
CAS Name: 2,3,4,5-Tetrahydro-6-propylpyridine
Additional Names: 2-n-propyl-3,4,5,6-tetrahydropyridine; 2-n-propyl-D1-piperidine
Molecular Formula: C8H15N
Molecular Weight: 125.21
Percent Composition: C 76.74%, H 12.07%, N 11.19%
Literature References: Easily reduced to dl-coniine, q.v. From seeds of Conium maculatum L., Umbelliferae: Cromwell, Biochem. J. 64, 259 (1956); Fairbairn, Challen, ibid. 72, 556 (1959); Fairbairn, Sewal, Phytochemistry 1, 38 (1961). Structure: Beyerman et al., Rec. Trav. Chim. 80, 513 (1961). Synthesis: Lukes et al., Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 12, 641 (1947); Cervinka, Chem. Listy 52, 1145 (1958).
Properties: Alkaline liquid, mousy odor. bp 171°; bp15 63°. Volatile with steam. d415 0.8753. nD16 1.4661. Slightly sol in water; freely sol in alcohol, chloroform, ether.
Boiling point: bp 171°; bp15 63°
Index of refraction: nD16 1.4661
Density: d415 0.8753
Derivative Type: Hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C8H15N.HCl
Molecular Weight: 161.67
Percent Composition: C 59.43%, H 9.98%, N 8.66%, Cl 21.93%
Properties: Hygroscopic crystals from ether, mp 143°.
Melting point: mp 143°
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