Morphinone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Morphinone Properties


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Morphinone is itself not a very potent opioid but it is the intermediate when morphine is being converted to hydromorphone which is 4-6 times as potent as morphine. It can be also described as the ketone of morphine.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 467-02-7
ChEBI 16315
Density 1.44g/cm3
EINECS Number 207-384-0
IUPAC Name (5α)-3-Hydroxy-17-methyl-7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-morphinan-6-one
InChI 1S/C17H17NO3/c1-18-7-6-17-10-3-5-13(20)16(17)21-15-12(19)4-2-9(14(15)17)8-11(10)18/h2-5,10-11,16,19H,6-8H2,1H3/t10-,11+,16-,17-/m0/s1
Molar Mass 283.32 g/mol
Molecular Formula C17H17NO3
Synonyms (5alpha)-7,8-Didehydro-4,5-epoxy-3-hydroxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one;Morphinone;Morphin-6-on uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X