Isomethadol

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Isomethadol
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Identifiers
CAS number 25117-79-7
PubChem 44676
ChemSpider 40651
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C21H29NO
Molar mass 311.461
Melting point 125-126 °C[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Isomethadol is a narcotic drug with a number of stereoisomers (viz. alpha and beta forms of dextro, laevo, and racemic isomers for a total of six) produced by the reduction of d,l-isomethadone with lithium aluminium hydride.[2] It was first produced in the United States in 1948. The salt used in research is the hydrochloride.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Journal of Organic Chemistry 17: 1210–15. 1952. 
  2. ^ Merck Index, 11th edition, 5068