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Opiate Chemistry
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NAME :Codeine
CHEMICAL NAME :(5alpha,6alpha)-7,8-Didehydro-4,5-epoxy-3-methoxy-
17-methylmorphinan-6-ol
ALTERNATE CHEMICAL NAMES : methylmorphine, morphine monomethyl ether
CHEMICAL FORMULAC18H21NO3
MOLECULAR WEIGHT299.37
MELTING POINT154-156° (monohydrate)
From the Merck Index 12th Edition





NAME :Papaverine
CHEMICAL NAME :1-[(3,4-Dimethyoxyphenyl)methyl]-6,-7-dimethoxyisoquinoline
ALTERNATE CHEMICAL NAMES : 6,7-dimethyoxy-1-veratrylisoquinoline
CHEMICAL FORMULAC20H21NO4
MOLECULAR WEIGHT339.39
MELTING POINT220-225° (hydrochloride)
From the Merck Index 12th Edition


NAME :Diacetylmorphine
CHEMICAL NAME :(5alpha,6alpha)-7,8-Didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-methylmorphinan-
3,6-diol diacetate (ester)
ALTERNATE CHEMICAL NAMES : heroin, diamorphine, acetomorphine
CHEMICAL FORMULAC21H23NO5
MOLECULAR WEIGHT369.42
MELTING POINT243-244° (hydrochloride monohydrate-fine crystals)
From the Merck Index 12th Edition





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