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Alkaloids of the Australian Rutaceae: Evodia xanthoxyloides F.Muell. IV. The structures of Evoxine and Evoxoidine

FW Eastwood, GK Hughes and E Ritchie

Australian Journal of Chemistry 7(1) 87 - 98
Published: 1954


Evoxine is shown by degradation to be a furoquinoline alkaloid. It is 7-(2',3'-dihydroxy-3'-methy1butoxy)-8-methoxydictamnine. Evoxoidine which is formed from evoxine by the action of acid is probably an artefact. It is 7-(3'-methyl-2'-oxobutoxy)-8-methoxydictamnine.

© CSIRO 1954

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