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Alpha-Tropanol.svg Tropine.png
CAS number 120-29-6 YesY
PubChem 8424
ChemSpider 10180559 N
MeSH Tropine
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Molecular formula C8H15NO
Molar mass 141.21 g mol−1
Appearance Hygroscopic plates
Density 1.016 g/cm3 at 100 °C
Melting point 64 °C (147 °F; 337 K)
Boiling point 233 °C (451 °F; 506 K)
Solubility Very soluble in water, diethyl ether, ethanol[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Tropine is a derivative of tropane containing a hydroxyl group at third carbon. It is also called 3-tropanol.

Benzatropine and etybenzatropine are derivatives of tropine. It is also a building block of atropine, a cholinergic drug prototypical of the muscarinic antagonist class.

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  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–564, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2 

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