OBO ID: CHEBI:7510
Term Name: neopinone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 3-methoxy-17-methyl-8,14-didehydro-4,5alpha-epoxymorphinan-6-one
  • Neopinone
Definition: The beta,gamma-unsaturated ketone resulting from the hydrolysis of the methyl enol ether group of thebaine. It is a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of codeine and morphine in the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum.
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Ontology: Chebi
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