|Related Categories||Bioactive Small Molecules, C-CH, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Ephedra sinica,|
|optical activity||[α]20/D +37.9°, c = 3 in methanol(lit.)|
|drug control||USDEA Schedule IV; Home Office Schedule 3; psychotrope; kontrollierte Droge in Deutschland; regulated under CDSA - not available from Sigma-Aldrich Canada|
|solubility||H2O: ≥20 mg/mL|
|0.1 M HCl: soluble|
Anorexic; with pharmacological effects similar to those of the amphetamines.
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Stereoselective synthesis of norephedrine and norpseudoephedrine by using asymmetric transfer hydrogenation accompanied by dynamic kinetic resolution. Lee HK, Kang S, and Choi EB J. Org. Chem. 77(12), 5454-60, (2012)
Simultaneous identification of the enantiomers and diastereomers of N,O-di-trifluoroacetylated ephedrine and norephedrine in blood plasma using chiral capillary gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with selected ion monitoring. Nagai T, Kurosu A, Matsushima K, et al. J. Anal. Toxicol. 36(2), 96-105, (2012)
Determination of the active principles of Catha Edulis: quali-quantitative analysis of cathinone, cathine, and phenylpropanolamine. Gambaro V, Arnoldi S, Colombo ML, et al. Forensic Sci. Int. 217(1-3), 87-92, (2012)
Development of a liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method for simultaneous determination of eight adulterants in slimming functional foods. Shi Y, Sun C, Gao B, et al. J. Chromatogr. A 1218(42), 7655-62, (2011)
Determination of urinary concentrations of pseudoephedrine and cathine after therapeutic administration of pseudoephedrine-containing medications to healthy subjects: implications for doping control analysis of these stimulants banned in sport. Barroso O, Goudreault D, Carbó Banús ML, et al. Drug Test. Anal. 4(5), 320-9, (2012)
Comparison of contents of five ephedrine alkaloids in three official origins of Ephedra Herb in China by high-performance liquid chromatography. Hong H, Chen HB, Yang DH, et al. J. Nat. Med. 65(3-4), 623-8, (2011)
The relevance of the urinary concentration of ephedrines in anti-doping analysis: determination of pseudoephedrine, cathine, and ephedrine after administration of over-the-counter medicaments. Strano-Rossi S, Leone D, de la Torre X, et al. Ther. Drug Monit. 31(4), 520-6, (2009)
Cathine, an amphetamine-related compound, acts on mammalian spermatozoa via beta1- and alpha2A-adrenergic receptors in a capacitation state-dependent manner. Adeoya-Osiguwa SA and Fraser LR Hum. Reprod. 22(3), 756-65, (2007)
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