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Communication | Regular issue | Vol 48, No. 6, 1998, pp.1107-1110
Published online, 1st January, 1970
DOI: 10.3987/COM-98-8137
Merckonine, a New Aconitine-Type Norditerpenoid Alkaloid with a -N=C-19H Functionality

Haridutt K. Desai, L. Phillip Silverman, and S. William Pelletier*

*Institute for Natural Products Research and Department of Chemistry, Chemistry Building, The University of Georgia, Chemistry Building, AthensGeorgia 30602-2556, U.S.A.

Abstract

From a commercial source of aconitine, "Aconitine Potent Merck", isolated from Aconitum napellus L., Lot No. 30169, a new minor norditerpenoid alkaloid, "merckonine" has been isolated. Structure (1) for the new alkaloid was assigned on the basis of its physical and spectroscopic data and synthesis from aconitine. The known alkaloids 3-deoxyaconitine, aconitine and mesaconitine were also isolated in pure form from this commercial source.