Drug called 'Heroin' is synthesized by:

 

  • Option 1)

    methylation of morphine

  • Option 2)

    acetylation of morphine

  • Option 3)

    glycosylation of morphine

  • Option 4)

    nitration of morphine

Answers (1)

 

Heroin -

Commonly called smack is chemically diacetylmorphine which is a white, odourless, bitter crystalline compound.

- wherein

 
This is obtained by acetylation of morphine, which is extracted from the latex of poppy plant Papaver somniferum
Generally taken by snorting and injection, heroin is a depressant and slows down body functions. 

 

 

Herion is a chemically diacetylmorphine which is obtained by the acetylation of morphine extracted from latex of Papaver somniferum


Option 1)

methylation of morphine

Option 2)

acetylation of morphine

Option 3)

glycosylation of morphine

Option 4)

nitration of morphine

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