N-Methylephedrine

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N-Methylephedrine
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Names
IUPAC name
(1R,2S)-2-(Dimethylamino)-1-phenyl-1-propanol
Other names
N-Methyl-L-ephedrine
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.203
UNII
Properties
C11H17NO
Molar mass 179.263 g·mol−1
Melting point 87 to 87.5 °C (188.6 to 189.5 °F; 360.1 to 360.6 K)[1]
192 °C (HCl)[1]
Readily soluble[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

N-Methylephedrine is a derivative of ephedrine. It has been isolated from Ephedra distachya.[2]

In organic chemistry, N-methylephedrine is used as a resolving agent and as a precursor to chiral supporting electrolytes, phase-transfer catalysts, and reducing agents.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Merck Index, 11th Edition, 5987
  2. ^ Smith (1927). "CCLXX. l-Methylephedrine, an alkaloid from Ephedra species". J. Chem. Soc.: 2056. doi:10.1039/jr9270002056.
  3. ^ (1R,2S)-(−)-N-Methylephedrine at Sigma-Aldrich