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|Molar mass||141.21 g/mol|
|Boiling point||193 to 195 °C (379 to 383 °F; 466 to 468 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, 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.
- Coca alkaloids
- On the deduction of hygrine's chemical structure: http://www.fundanow.com/subjects/science/LOrganicChemistry/LOrganicChemistry/L27-0658.htm
- Dr. Ame Pictet (1904). The Vegetable Alkaloids. With particular reference to their chemical constitution. London: Chapman & Hall.
- "Hygrine". Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (? ed.). 1913.
- "USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.[Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.". Retrieved July 15, 2005.