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Converting Codeine to Morphine in the body

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Writing a chemical equation for the conversion of Codeine to Morphine in the body. I know that the ether group of codeine becomes an alcohol group in the morphine, but I am unable to get a formula with the other products.

I could also use some help with making sure I have the functional groups for morphine and codeine correct. Codeine_ ether X2, aromatic, alcohol, cyclcoalkene and amine. For Morphine-alcohol x2, aromatic, ether, cycloalkene, and amine.

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The solution provides detailed explanations, including drawings of chemical structures of codeine and morphine.

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As you pointed out, the main feature here is the cleavage reaction of the aromatic ether group (top left corner) into the alcohol group ...

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