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ecgonine

[′ek·gə‚nēn]
(organic chemistry)
C9H15NO3 An alkaloid obtained in crystalline form by the hydrolysis of cocaine.
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Simultaneous analysis of ecgonine methyl ester, benzoylecgonine,
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OF was analyzed by GC-MS with 2.5 [micro]g/L LOQs for cocaine, BE, and ecgonine methylester (EME).