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 AJMALICINE

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
 RAW MATERIAL Roots of Catharanthus Roseus 
PREPARATION Total extractives using solvent, selective extraction, further processing and purification.
 PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Yellow  Crystalline Powder mp 256-257 deg.  C soluble in Chloroform, alcohol insoluble in pet.Ether. 
CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS 
COMMON NAMES Ajmalicine/Raubasine, Tetrahydroserpentine, Circoline, Hydroserpan, Isoarteril, Lamuran, Py-Tetrahydroserpentine.
CHEMICAL NAME (19a)-16, 17-Didehydro-19-methyloxayohimban-16- carboxylic acid methyl ester.
MOLECULAR FORMULA C21 H24  N2 03
MOLECULAR WEIGHT 352.4
IDENTIFICATION 
UV (Max) 
Specific Optical rotation

 227, 292 nm 
-60 deg. (Chloroform)
PURITY (HPLC)  98% to 105%  plus as specified.
TOXICITY  
USE Ajmalicine is mainly used as an Anti-hypertensive agent and also reduce blood pressure Anti-ischemic (Cerebal and peripheral)

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