A dihydromorphine-6-O-sulfate

Carolyn Pratt Brock, Santosh Kottayil, D. Allan Butterfield, Peter A. Crooks

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The synthesis of 3-Ο-acetyl-7,8-dihydromorphine-6-Ο-sulfate [IUPAC: (5α,6α)-3-acetoxy-4,5-epoxy-17-methyl-6-morphinaniosulfate], C19H23NO7S, which has important analgesic properties, has been confirmed crystallographically. In the solid state, the zwitterions are linked into chains by N - H⋯O hydrogen bonds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-125
Number of pages4
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 15 1996

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  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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