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Chemical structure of hygrine
Ball-and-stick model of hygrine molecule
CAS number 496-49-1 YesY
PubChem 440933
ChemSpider 389762 YesY
KEGG C06179 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:46750 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C8H15NO
Molar mass 141.21 g/mol
Boiling point 193–195 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Hygrine is a pyrrolidine alkaloid, found mainly in coca leaves (0.2%). It was first isolated by Carl Liebermann in 1889 (along with a related compound cuscohygrine) as an alkaloid accompanying cocaine in coca. Hygrine is extracted as a thick yellow oil, having a pungent taste and odor.

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