Corpus ID: 9856733

Arylhydroxy metabolites of cocaine in the urine of cocaine users.

@article{Smith1984ArylhydroxyMO,
  title={Arylhydroxy metabolites of cocaine in the urine of cocaine users.},
  author={R. Smith},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={1984},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={
          35-7
        }
}
  • R. Smith
  • Published 1984
  • Medicine
  • Journal of analytical toxicology
The major arylhydroxy metabolite of cocaine in human urine was identified as 4'-hydroxybenzoylecgonine methyl ester by comparison of mass spectral and relative gas-liquid chromatography retention time data of metabolites in patient samples with those of the three synthesized positional isomers. The 3'-hydroxy isomer was also identified in most samples, but its concentration varied widely from sample to sample. 
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