Agroclavine

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Agroclavine
Agroclavine.svg
Names
IUPAC name
(6aR,10aR)-7,9-Dimethyl-4,6,6a,7,8,10a-hexahydroindolo[4,3-fg]quinoline
Other names
6,8-Dimethyl-8,9-didehydroergoline; 8,9-Didehydro-6,8-dimethylergoline
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.135
Properties
C16H18N2
Molar mass 238.33 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Agroclavine belongs to the group of ergot alkaloids, such as ergotamine.[1] Historically, the main use of agroclavine was to oxidize it to elymoclavine, which can then be used for ergot-based drug synthesis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bhattacharji, S.; Birch, A. J.; Brack, A.; Hofmann, A.; Kobel, H.; Smith, D. C. C.; Smith, Herchel; Winter J. (1962). "Biosynthesis. XXVII. The biosynthesis of ergot alkaloids". Journal of the Chemical Society: 421–425. 
  2. ^ Cordell GA (2002). The Alkaloids: Chemistry and Biology. Gulf Professional Publishing. pp. 6–. ISBN 978-0-12-469558-0.