Methylcanadium iodide, N-
N-Methylcanadium iodide (canadine α-methiodide) is a quinolizidine constituent of Xanthoxylum ocumarense, a member of the Rutaceae family, isolated by Taylor and colleagues at the University of Sydney, Australia in 1953. N-Methylcanadium iodide has also been isolated from menispermaceous plants. There are no published reports of its biological activity.
- The chemical constituents of Australian Zanthoxylum species. II. The constituents of Z. brachyacanthum, Z. veneficum, and Z. suberosum. Cannon J.R. et al. Aust J Chem. 1953, 6, 86.
- Alkaloids of Menispermaceous plants. CXCII. Action of LiAlH4 on the biscoclaurine type quaternary bases. Tomita M. and Ibuka T. Yakugaku Zasshi 1962, 82, 1652.