Hygrine

Hy'grine noun [ From Greek ... moist.] (Chemistry) An alkaloid associated with cocaine in coca leaves ( Erythroxylon coca ), and extracted as a thick, yellow oil, having a pungent taste and odor.
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Hygrine

• (n.) An alkaloid associated with cocaine in coca leaves (Erythroxylon coca), and extracted as a thick, yellow oil, having a pungent taste and odor.
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Hygrine

Hygrine is a pyrrolidine alkaloid, found mainly in coca leaves (0.2%). It was first isolated by Carl Liebermann in 1889 (along with a related compound cuscohygrine) as an alkaloid accompanying cocaine in coca. Hygrine is extracted as a thick yellow oil, having a pungent taste and odor. == See also == ...
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