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|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
(1R,9R,10S,13R,14R,16S,18S)- 13-ethyl- 8-methyl- 8,15-diazahexacyclo [14.2.1.01,9.02,7.010,15.012,17] nonadeca- 2(7),3,5-triene- 14,18-diol
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The compound was first isolated by Salimuzzaman Siddiqui in 1931  from the roots of Rauwolfia serpentina. He named it ajmaline, after Hakim Ajmal Khan, one of the most illustrious practitioners of Unani medicine in South Asia.
- Siddiqui, S.; Siddiqui, R. H. (1931). J. Indian Chem. Soc. 8: 667–80.
- Ahmed Nasim Sandilvi (2003), Salimuzzaman Siddiqui: pioneer of scientific research in Pakistan. Daily Dawn. 12 April 2003. Retrieved on 19 July 2007.
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