Constitution of Vasicine

SPATH and Nikawitz1 have investigated the behaviour of a base, C11H12ON2, termed peganine, which the firm of E. Merck (Darmstadt) isolated from the mother liquors of the alkaloids of Peganum harmala. A little later, Späth and Kuffner2 found that peganine is identical with the base vasicine isolated from Adhatoda vasica, Nees, by Sen and Ghose3 and more… CONTINUE READING