Analysis of cis and trans 3-methylfentanyl by liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry and findings in forensic toxicology casework.

@article{Fogarty2018AnalysisOC,
  title={Analysis of cis and trans 3-methylfentanyl by liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry and findings in forensic toxicology casework.},
  author={Melissa F Fogarty and Donna M Papsun and Barry K. Logan},
  journal={Drug testing and analysis},
  year={2018}
}
3-methylfentanyl (3-MF), N-(3-methyl-1-phenethyl-4-piperidyl)-N-phenyl-propanamide, has reappeared on the US illicit drug market since its disappearance after a series of overdose deaths in 1988. 3-MF presents an analytical challenge, due to presence of cis and trans stereoisomers, each with different potencies, and ultimately very low concentrations in the… CONTINUE READING